[FFmpeg-devel] Can ffmpeg create an MPEG Transport Stream?

Christian Iversen chrivers
Mon Mar 30 10:15:56 CEST 2009

Christian Iversen wrote:
> Dear ffmpeg devs
> Following a discussion on the user list (see "Remuxing for the PS3"), I 
> have come to the conclusion that I don't believe ffmpeg can create an 
> mpeg-ts with ac3 and h264 (profile 4.1) inside.
> A quick resume:
>   The goal, as suggested in the post on the user list, is to remux
>   content  for my PS3, so I can stream 720p HD video files to it.
>   I currently have the video content in 720p matroska containers, and
>   I'm looking for a transcode-free (remux-only) solution to make the
>   material play on my PS3.
>   After having tried nigh on every combination of parameters for ffmpeg
>   (again, see the user list), it seems that no one is able to remux this
>   stream into a playable mpeg-ts, mp4 or vob file.
>   Eventually, I was guided in the direction of the free-as-in-cost tool
>   TsMuxer, which indeed makes a playable mpeg transport stream from my
>   matroska container.
>   Now, I'm really not a fan of proprietary solutions, so I'm really
>   hoping ffmpeg can do this, or be made to do this.
> Now for the question:
>   Is it really true that ffmpeg cannot produce an mpeg transport stream
>   with ac3 and h264? If so, what work needs to be done, and is there
>   some way I can help, so I can finally use ffmpeg instead of tsmuxer?
> Thank you all in advance.

Bump. Anyone?

I hope this question is ok to ask on this list? I just can't find 
anywhere else to get this mystery solved.

Med venlig hilsen
Christian Iversen

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