[FFmpeg-user] FFMPEG sidechaincompress not working as it should?

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Mon Jan 8 14:29:26 EET 2018

2018-01-08 8:39 GMT+01:00 Paul B Mahol <onemda at gmail.com>:
> On 1/8/18, Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2017-10-23 7:03 GMT+02:00 Frank @ Taapo <info at taapo.com>:
>>> ffmpeg.exe -i temp_music.aif -i temp_voice.aif -filter_complex
>>> "[1:a]asplit=2[sc][mix];[0:a][sc]sidechaincompress=threshold=0.1:ratio=5[bg];
>>> [bg][mix]amerge[fin*al]" -map [final] final.mp3
>> The letter "n*" in the name of the output pad is another letter than
>> "n" in the name of the pad you want to map - type the first "final"
>> again.

(Note that it was your email / your mailer that told me, asterisks were
added for the control sequences.)

> How something like this is even possible?

I suspect Ctrl-something instead or before or after pressing "n",

Carl Eugen

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