[FFmpeg-user] How to download the ts files from .m3u8 playlist

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 21:07:00 EEST 2018

2018-04-27 17:40 GMT+02:00, Moritz Barsnick <barsnick at gmx.net>:

> $ ffmpeg -i https://mnmedias.api.telequebec.tv/m3u8/29880.m3u8
> -map 0:12 -c copy -f rawvideo rawfile.rawh264 -map 0:13 -c copy
> -f rawvideo rawfile.rawaac
> There's no "rawaudio" muxer, but I believe "rawvideo" just leaves
> any binary stream untouched, and should be correct.

(And I hope a currently discussed patch does not break this -
important - feature.)

> The "aac" muxer OTOH might be incorrect, as it creates an
> ADTS stream(??). Anyway, I confirmed that ffplay can play
> each of the two resulting raw streams.

Not true for every input file containing aac, note that FFmpeg cannot
read "raw" aac files, only adts and loas/latm.

(We do read more unusual formats like raw flac though.)

Carl Eugen

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