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Windows 10 Indexing


I am admin, ruler of my domain
iHF Master Craftsman
I have about 2 Terabytes worth of files that I want to index in a Library in Windows 10, however problem number one presents itself: Windows does not inherently support network shares as members of Libraries.

The reason behind this is I also want to convert them from mkv to mp4 so they can be played without being transcoded on my various devices.

I am using a script to convert them, which I've used in the past:

@echo off

echo "Ready to begin?"
pause > nul

for %%a in ("*.mkv") do ffmpeg -i "%%a" -vcodec copy -acodec copy "converted\%%~na.mp4"
echo "Finished switching containers for mkv's!"

for %%a in ("*.avi") do ffmpeg -i "%%a" -c:v libx264 -preset slow -crf 20 -c:a libvo_aacenc -b:a 128k "converted\%%~na.mp4"
echo "Finished converting avi's!"
Anyone with batch scripting knowledge better than mine know a way I can edit the script to delete the pre-conversion copy and place the mp4 into the same folder? Ideally it would be run from the root of M:\. Doing so now, the script fails because of the presence of subfolders. I really don't want to have to move that much data twice.

The folder structure is M:\Movie Name\MovieTitle.mkv