[FFmpeg-user] ff* command lines that work

Mark Filipak markfilipak.windows+ffmpeg at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 19:26:25 EET 2020

On 03/09/2020 12:55 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Am Mo., 9. März 2020 um 17:45 Uhr schrieb Mark Filipak
> <markfilipak.windows+ffmpeg at gmail.com>:
>> I can't discern between command lines that work and command lines that
>> don't work and command lines that used to work but no longer and command
>> lines that should work but haven't been tested or that have bugs.
>> I don't understand what's the problem?
>> I simply want ff* command lines -- any type -- that are known/proven to
>> work.
> I (slowly) start to understand:
> This is not possible as command lines typically only work for specific
> input...

Of course, I understand that.

> - depending on input, a command line that is "proven to work"
> only produces an error.
> (Yes, FFmpeg is not that easily scriptable.)

That's not correct. A command line that has worked, worked. I don't need 
general templates. I just want command lines that have worked. I will 
figure out why they are specific to specific cases.

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