[FFmpeg-user] ff* command lines that work

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 19:39:41 EET 2020

On 3/9/20, Mark Filipak <markfilipak.windows+ffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Try this:

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