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

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Feb 17 13:49:57 CET 2016

Kieran O Leary <kieran.o.leary <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Is there any benefit to declaring '-f matroska' in 
> addition to declaring the output container format 
> in the form of 'output.mkv'?

Definitely not but sometimes you want that your 
mkv output file has the name "foo.bar"

Carl Eugen

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