[FFmpeg-user] Problem with setting x264 profile/ x264opts

Tim Nicholson tim.nicholson at bbc.co.uk
Mon Jan 23 16:05:05 CET 2012

On 23/01/12 14:47, Mike Scheutzow wrote:
> Tim Nicholson wrote:
>> However if I try and add the high profile to the parameters it fails:-
>> ffmpegstatic -i glitz4-DV.mov \
>> -f lavfi -i "amovie=glitz4-DV.mov:si=1 [a1]; amovie=glitz4-DV.mov:si=2
>> [a2]; [a1][a2] amerge, aformat=s16:stereo:all " \
>> -map 0:0 -map 1:0 -c:v libx264 -profile high -b:v 704k -r 25 \
>> -maxrate 704k -bufsize 5097k \
>> -c:a libfaac -b:a 96k -ar 48000 -ac 2 \
>> -y ./glitz4-DV-bitc.mp4
>  From what I read in this group, the option formerly known as "-profile"
> has been changed to "-vprofile".

Not according to the current docs, and the console output clearly shows:-

"[NULL @ 0x17f7e20] [Eval @ 0x7fffd2fc8580] Undefined constant or 
missing '(' in 'high'
[NULL @ 0x17f7e20] Unable to parse option value "high"
[NULL @ 0x17f7e20] Error setting option profile to value high."

Which suggests that it is the value, not the option that is the problem.


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