This manual page documents briefly the arista-gtk command.

arista is a multimedia transcoder for the GNOME Desktop which allows user to encode audio and video streams for a wide variety of devices.

arista-gtk provides a simple user interface for the arista-transcode command.

arista-gtk has been written with Python and GTK+2, and after installing the application you can run it from the Applications menu.


This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-').

-h, --help

Show summary of options.

-v, --version

Show version of program.

-p PRESET, --preset=PRESET

Preset to encode to [default].

-d DEVICE, --device=DEVICE

Device to encode to [computer].

-s, --simple

Launch the simplified UI.

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arista-gtk was written by Daniel G. Taylor <[email protected]>.

This manual page was written by Alessio Treglia <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (and may be used by others).