[FFmpeg-devel] Copying Audio

Lou Logan lou at lrcd.com
Fri Dec 27 19:53:46 EET 2019

On Fri, Dec 27, 2019, at 12:38 AM, Chris wrote:
> I have a file with audio in the format pcm_s16be. When I try to copy 
> this audio to another file using -c:a copy, it copies the audio but 
> also transcodes it to AAC.
> If it's literally a copy, shouldn't the copy be pcm_s16be as well? How 
> can I do this and wind up with a pcm copy of the original audio? I've 
> tried -c:a pcm_s16be and it fails.
> The complete command is:
> "ffmpeg.exe","-y  -i short.mp4 -c:a copy  married.mp4"
> I am writing the audio to married.mp4 and it works well except for the 
> transcoding to AAC.

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