[FFmpeg-user] Error ‘can’t open stats file’ using 2 pass encoding with multiple audio inputs

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sun Mar 15 00:58:53 EET 2020

Am Sa., 14. März 2020 um 21:06 Uhr schrieb Carl Eugen Hoyos
<ceffmpeg at gmail.com>:

> The problem gets worse by the fact that in general, neither ffmpeg nor x264 can
> detect that you are using different settings for the two passes (x264 sometimes
> crashes if the passes do not fit, I always wondered if this isn't a good thing).

The crash - that gives you a chance to realize the encoding quality is bad -
is described in issue 2846.

Carl Eugen

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