Frequently asked questions

What is Datura?

Datura is an open source graphical interface for ffmpeg licensed under GPL.

Is Datura free?

Datura is free software. Free software is a matter of the users' freedom to run, copy, distribute, study, change and improve the software. If you find this program useful, please consider making a donation. A donation would not only demonstrate your appreciation of this software, but also help to advance development in the future. It will help to make Datura even better!

What are the system requirements?

Datura requires Mac OS X 10.5 or later running on Intel or PowerPC platform since Datura embeds a ffmpeg binary and related librairies built for both x86 (32/64 bits) and ppc (32 bits) architectures.

Why Datura does not handle srt subtitles?

Datura relies on ffmpeg which does not handle this kind of subtitle format. Supported formats are: DVB subtitles, DVD subtitles, XSUB subtitles and HDMV Presentation Graphic Stream subtitles.

Where are preferences and application settings saved to?

In the following files and directories:

How do I submit a bug report or request a feature?

Open a new ticket using the feature request tracker with a description of what you have a done and what went wrong or describing the missing functionality in detail. Make sure to look or search for existing tickets first.