Command Line options

DuME can be launched with several options, which is an easy way to add medias in DuME from other applications and scripts.

DuME [inputOptions] inputFile1 [[inputOptions] inputFile2 ... [inputOptions] inputFileN] [outputOptions]

Note

On Windows, don’t forget to add the extension .exe to the DuME command if it’s not in your PATH variable.

Examples

Add a PNG sequence and set its framerate:
DuME -framerate 29.97 "image sequence_0001.png"

Add a PNG sequence and set its framerate along with a WAV sound file, select a preset, and autostart the transcoding process:
DuME -framerate 24 "image sequence_0001.png" "an awesome sound.wav" -preset "MP4 - Standard" -autostart

Getting help

Option Type Description
-h print options but does not launch DuME.
-help print options but does not launch DuME.
-help:presets prints the list of available presets.
-h:presets prints the list of available presets.

General options

Option Type Description
-nobanner Does not output the first descriptive paragraphs (name, version, license and copyright notice).
-hideconsole On Windows, hides the console as soon as DuME is launched. This is implicit if there are no other arguments. Useful when launching DuME from other applications.

Input options

Option Type Description
-colorProfile profile string Sets the input color profile. One of:
srgb sRGB
bt709 HD Video BT.709
bt2020_10 UHD (4K/8K) Video BT.2020-10bits
bt2020_12 UHD (4K/8K) HDR Video BT.2020-12bits

Image Sequence and After Effects options

Read the After Effects Rendering section for more details about these options.

Option Type Description
-framerate fps float Sets the input framerate.
-fps fps float Sets the input framerate.

After Effects options

Option Type Description
-comp composition string The name of the composition to render.
-rqItem item integer The index of the After EFfects render queue item to render.
-useQueue Just launches the After Effects render queue.

Output options

Option Type Description
-output file string The name of the output file.
-o file string The name of the output file.
-preset name string The name of the preset to use. Use -help:presets to get the list of available presets
-p name string The name of the preset to use. Use -h:presets to get the list of available presets
-autostart Autostart the transcoding process.
-autoquit If autostart is set, automatically closes DuME once the transcoding process is finished.