[FFmpeg-user] Problems with '-frames' option

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Fri Jan 25 21:24:33 CET 2013

Tim Nicholson <nichot20 <at> yahoo.com> writes:

> I find that after around 2000 frames have been coded, 
> the output file ceases to grow, and instead ffmpeg's 
> memory usage grows at around 10M/s until the computer 
> runs out of memory.

Afaict, -frames is completely broken.
Instead of defaulting to vframes, it defaults to 
vframes AND aframes (I am not sure I understand 
the usefulness of aframes at all).

As a work-around, use -vframes instead of -frames.

Thank you for the report!

Carl Eugen

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