[FFmpeg-user] insert a logo with transparency

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Fri Jun 22 22:25:41 CEST 2012

On 6/22/12, Rossana Guerra <guerra.rossana at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2012/6/22 Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at>
>> Rossana Guerra <guerra.rossana <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> > ffmpeg -loglevel error -i video1.avi -vf "movie=logo2.png [logo];
>> > [in][logo] overlay=W-w-10:10:1[out]" -vcodec libx264 -b 1400k
>> > outlogo10.avi >> logerror.txt
>> >
>> > In this case the bmp file is inserted correctly
>> Which bmp? You are inserting a png above.
> Sorry, my error. Actually it doesn't work the bmp with transparency with
> this command on the version I have.

And it will not work, because you are using Libav version, while you
are asking help
on FFmpeg mailing list.
>> > ffmpeg version 0.8.1-4:0.8.1-0ubuntu1
>> This is an intentionally broken version of FFmpeg with several
>> hundred bugs not present in FFmpeg, since some of them look
>> security relevant (and since time is a limiting factor), please
>> understand that we cannot support this version here.
> A question about this issue. I am tempted to download the Ubuntu (PPA)
> FFmpeg version, I'm affraid the commands that work well for me now stop
> working after the 'upgrade'.

I'm sorry but asking for help for something that is not supported on
this mailing list
is bad idea.

Either use ffmpeg developed by FFmpeg developers or ask for help on
Libav mailing list.

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