[FFmpeg-user] Newbie with Anosognosic's Dilemma

Kieran O Leary kieran.o.leary at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 08:11:09 EET 2023


On Wed 15 Nov 2023 at 06:00, Peter Keschner <pk at pilzschule-rhein-main.de>

> Hello,
> I  came to know ffmpeg just a few hours ago
> and am trying to work with it,
> but something is wrong with my syntax.
> Formerly I've worked in Unix (3D-Artist)
> and wrote some C-shell-scripts then also.
> Means: writing command-lines is not completely unfamiliar to me.
> But:
> I do something wrong.
> I am working (Windows 10) in the right directory
> and the files I'm trying to work on are there as well,
> e.g.  "Tintgeburt.1081..jpg"
> So what I#ve been typing is:
> ffmpeg -i TintGeburt.-%03d..jpg TintGeburt.mpeg4

No need for the minus sign before the percent sign. Also there are four
digits in your example so say %04d instead.
You will also have to declare -start_number between Ffmpeg and -i if the
sequence doesn’t start with 0000.



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