[FFmpeg-user] Converting AVCHD into WMV or MPEG2?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Mon Jun 11 17:18:23 CEST 2012

Gabri Nurtinaz Shally <gabri.ns <at> gmail.com> writes:

> On Jun 9, 2012 8:44 PM, "Gilles" <codecomplete <at> free.fr> wrote:
> >
> > With the original files recorded this way, which format would you
> > recommend I tell ffmpeg to use?
> i, personally, will choose mpg with high quality setting. since you just
> want to process it, larger file shouldn't matter, right!?

While I don't know if this is a solution for the particular problem, 
it is correct that ffmpeg -i input -qscale 2 -ab 320k out.mpg produces 
high quality output files (for stereo input).

> Carl wrote:
> > H264 in avi should work fine.
> i read somewhere in mplayer documentation, that h264 support in avi is
> experimental. it will be played back normally in mplayer, but may be not on
> other. is this statement obsolete now?

I suspect the important word in above sentence is "may".

Carl Eugen

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