[FFmpeg-user] Re-packing video in new container file really working for all container types (AVI, MP4 MKV, WMV) and codecs?
Carl Eugen Hoyos
ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 13:26:55 EET 2018
2018-11-05 11:59 GMT+01:00, Ben <bxstover-at-yahoo.co.uk at ffmpeg.org>:
Splitting the answers to make sure that can be no misunderstanding
about the first one;-)
> Is this lossless re-packing possible for all types of video codecs
We call it "remuxing" and it makes sense to use this word here.
> (e.g. H.264, H.265, VP9 and Xvid) and audio codecs (MP3, AAC)
> or are there any restrictions which require a re-encoding anyway?
Not all containers allow all codecs and not all codecs in all
containers (that would be allowed) are necessarily implemented
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