[FFmpeg-user] How can I set in a D10 MXF (IMX50) file the flags for output color_range, -space, -transfer and primaries?

tim nicholson nichot20 at yahoo.com
Tue May 5 17:41:18 CEST 2015

On 05/05/15 15:52, Christoph Gerstbauer wrote:
> Am 05.05.2015 um 09:06 schrieb tim nicholson:
>> [...]
>> The tricky bit is to decide what to do if the values aren't manually
>> specified. According to the specs there is no "default" value, so we
>> would have to "invent" one.
> Hm, so what is happening at the current ffmpeg encoding? If nothing is
> defined what is going into the 2 mxf metadata flags?
> At this time the following is readed out from mxf2raw:
> Signal Standard = 0 (NONE)
> Color Sitting = 255 (UNKNOWN)
> So is ffmpeg writing this "0" into the mxf or is MXF2RAW showing me the
> some standard value when it cannot regognize any value in this flags?

ffmpeg does not currently write that metadata at all in the mxf muxer so
mxf2raw must be reporting the values corresponding to "unset"

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