[FFmpeg-user] converting 1080 to 720 mpeg2

Ian Evans dheianevans at gmail.com
Tue Feb 28 10:07:34 CET 2012

On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 4:05 AM, Andy Sheen <sheen.andy at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Yes. I'm using one compiled Sept 15th 2011 and it still uses the "old"
> command line style. The "c:v" format was introduced October/November
> time last year IIRC.
> If you want to try the recode with the version you have, use:
> -vcodec rawvideo -vf scale=1280:720
> I think you can probably drop the rate setting (r:v 30/1.001) at least
> for the test.
> As you're recoding to raw video, you do realise you will need LOTS of
> disk space don't you?

The original file from the OTA broadvast is about 26 gigs. Will the
file be bigger than that or the same? I have about 89 gigs free.

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