[FFmpeg-user] Specifying Video Stream with V instead of v

Nicolas George george at nsup.org
Mon Nov 9 13:12:31 CET 2015

Le nonidi 19 brumaire, an CCXXIV, Josh Marell a écrit :
> However, when I carry this convention over to ffmpeg with:
> ffmpeg -i filename.mkv -map 0 -c copy -c:V libx265 265_filename.mkv
> It gives the exact same behavior as the lowercase v option, and again tries
> to convert all the video streams (including the mpjeg), not just the H264
> stream like the ffprobe command does.
> Is this intended behavior? Is it a bug? Am I misunderstanding something
> else entirely about the documentation or the two commands?

You wrote "-map 0": you are requesting to include all streams. You do not
specify, but the default is libx264 anyways.


  Nicolas George

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