[FFmpeg-user] format used by bmp encoder

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Mon Feb 25 11:31:49 CET 2013

Lyman Hurd <lyman.hurd <at> gmail.com> writes:

> ffmpeg -i test2.mov -f image2 /mnt/cbsvolume2/test2/test%06d.bmp
> for certain videos I get back a sequence of 24-bit bgr frames 
> (which is what I want) and the output stream is identified as:
> Stream #0:0(eng): Video: bmp, bgr24, 1280x720, q=2-31, 
> 200 kb/s, 90k tbn, 25 tbc
> for other videos it encodes the frames as indexed color 
> 8-bit BMP images and identifies the output stream as:
> Stream #0:0(eng): Video: bmp, bgr8, 720x480, q=2-31, 
> 200 kb/s, 90k tbn, 23.98 tbc

This is now fixed in current git head, 
thank you for the report!

For future reports: It is significantly simpler if you 
a) post here
b) include complete, uncut console output

Carl Eugen

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