[FFmpeg-user] Bad stream header info - need to fix/override

Mike Brown brown at mrvideo.vidiot.com
Wed Feb 15 02:37:37 CET 2012

On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 02:51:40PM -0600, Mike Brown wrote:

Ignore the following.  The ffmpeg I was using was from Dec of 2010, which I
wouldn't think couldn't ID the audio, but silly me, it doesn't.  The latest
Win download now shows the correct info.

Sorry to have bothered you guys and gals.


> I have a bunch of transport stream captures with one of the audio strems
> being PCM (s302m).  The problem is that they got saved as data streams:
>     Stream #0.1[(PID)]: Data: BSSD / 0x44535342
> I need the stream to be configured as:
>     Stream #0.1[(PID)]: Audio: s302m (BSSD / 0x44535342), [...]
> The pcm option (-map 0:1 -acodec pcm_s24le) obviously doesn't work since
> it appears to not be a pcm audio stream.
> But it is.  Is there a way to override what ffmpeg thinks the stream is and
> force it to use the pcm_* codec on it?
> Or, can ffmpeg be used to fix the bad stream info.
> Any help in getting this stream error fixed will be appreciated.

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