[FFmpeg-user] setting intervals when converting like mp4box

Lou lou at lrcd.com
Mon Oct 24 19:33:04 CEST 2011

On Mon, 24 Oct 2011 17:56:53 +0530
Ashish Deodhar <ashish at oliveindesign.com> wrote:

> hello ,
> This is ashish.
> I am converting all files to mp4 with ffmpeg command.
> problem is when playing the video with jwplayer it downloads the full
> video then plays it.
> So i need to insert intervals like mp4box command do.
> Please guide me with the same.

qt-faststart will do what you need and comes with FFmpeg, but you may
have to compile it first:

make tools/qt-faststart

Then install it if desired:
install -Dm755 tools/qt-faststart /usr/local/bin/qt-faststart

Usage: qt-faststart input.mp4 output.mp4

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