[FFmpeg-user] -f mkv cannot be used, why?

Kieran O Leary kieran.o.leary at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 13:41:34 CET 2016

On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 12:21 PM, Moritz Barsnick <barsnick at gmx.net> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 12:29:59 +0100, Christoph Gerstbauer wrote:
> > why does FFmpeg me not allow to use the -f mkv syntax when generating an
> > mkv?
> Short answer: In ffmpeg terms, the format is called "matroska". Try "-f
> matroska".
Is there any benefit to declaring '-f matroska' in addition to declaring
the output container format in the form of 'output.mkv'?

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