[FFmpeg-user] Empty File: Trouble Making A Clip From An MP4

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Mon Feb 11 20:12:20 CET 2013

Steve <tinker123 <at> gmail.com> writes:

> I tried making a clip from an MP4 with the command below:
> ffmpeg -ss 00:00:15 -t 00:00:10 -i input.mp4 -c:v copy -c:a copy output.mp4

(Completely unrelated: -t is an output option and 
should be specified in front of an output file 
name, not an input file.)

Complete, uncut console output missing.

> I'm running Kubuntu 11.10
> The resulting clip had a file size, but everything 
> I tried to play it in gave me an error message of 
> one sort or another


Carl Eugen

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