[FFmpeg-user] Extract raw video buffer from HLS

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Thu May 24 19:31:22 EEST 2018

2018-05-24 14:22 GMT+02:00, m.kamalasubha m.kamalasubha
<m.kamalasubha at gmail.com>:

> How to extract raw video buffer in RGB pixel format
> from HLS stream using FFmpeg?

Could you elaborate a little?
Apart from the disk space, saving an RGB raw stream of a
yuv transmission implies an unavoidable quality "loss" (not
really a loss, but you cannot reverse the conversion), so
this is rarely wanted.

$ ffmpeg -i input -pix_fmt rgb24 out.rgb

Carl Eugen

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