[FFmpeg-user] Best way for converting HD 1080i to DVCPRO25 DV?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Jun 20 09:27:31 CEST 2012

Iban Garcia <ibantxo28 <at> gmail.com> writes:

> ffmpeg -y -threads 8 -i original_video.mxf -b:v 25000000 -s 720x576
> -pix_fmt yuv411p -aspect 16:9 -an -r 25 output.dv

(Complete, uncut console output missing.)
I don't think you can set the bitrate for dv.
Using yuv411p means you loose some colour information, 
I don't know if this is unavoidable for your use case.

Carl Eugen

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