[FFmpeg-user] Matroska default flag

Ingo Brückl ib at wupperonline.de
Tue Jan 28 18:14:06 CET 2014

James Darnley wrote on Tue, 28 Jan 2014 17:56:55 +0100:

> On 2014-01-28 17:25, Ingo Brückl wrote:
>> Nicholas Robbins wrote on Tue, 28 Jan 2014 08:16:09 -0800 (PST):
>>>> On Tuesday, January 28, 2014 9:51 AM, Ingo Brückl <ib at wupperonline.de> wrote:
>>>>> Is it possible to set and reset the default flag (FlagDefault for tracks
>>>>> I reckon) for matroska containers like mkv?
>>> This isn't an ffmpeg solution, but mkvpropedit can do what you want.
>> I know, but that wasn't my question.
>> From your answer I assume that ffmpeg can't set/reset that flag, can it?
>> Does a feature request make sense or is that beyond the scope of ffmpeg?

> ffmpeg can't edit an existing file.

I should have been more precise. I don't mean editing, but when ffmpeg
creates a new matroska container.

> If this feature doesn't exist it could be a valid feature request.

Maybe a developer could tell whether it is worth requesting or if it is
beyond the scope of ffmpeg.


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