[Ffmpeg-devel] The Ffmpeg on Mac OS X Howto

Patrice Bensoussan patrice.bensoussan
Wed Oct 4 21:55:37 CEST 2006

On 3 Oct 2006, at 08:04, V?ctor Paesa wrote:


>> In any case, thanks for looking at my article, which is here:
>> http://stephenjungels.com/jungels.net/articles/ffmpeg-howto.html
> In your article I found:
>       "-b 600" selects a video bitrate of 600 kilobits per second.  
> This is a
> compromise between quality and bandwidth;
>       "-ab 96" selects an audio bit rate of 96 kilobits per second;  
> you
> could go a little lower for voice-only audio.
> That's correct for old FFmpeg versions, but I'd suggest to mention  
> that
> current SVN versions of ffmpeg have changed the scale and now expect
> bits per second instead of kilobits per second.
> The line in your example would become:
> ffmpeg -i video.mov -b 600k -r 24 -ar 22050 -ab 96k video.flv

That's not correct. As far as I can see with the latest svn, -ab is  
still using
kilobits per second. Or am I missing something?


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