[FFmpeg-user] FFMPEG and VirtualDub
barsnick at gmx.net
Thu Mar 21 00:44:35 EET 2019
On Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 12:47:31 -0400, Robert Aronson wrote:
> I can't for the life of me get FFMPEG to work with VirtualDub.
Have you tried google?
> The following line works fine on a command line:
> ffmpeg -i 01.mkv -c:v copy test.mkv
But that's not too closely related to this:
> But if I try the closest I can in VirtualDub's external encoder...
> Command arguments: -i - -c:v copy "%(tempvideofile)"
Here you're trying to let ffmpeg encode from stdin, which is different
from your attempt above.
But while googling, I noticed that %(tempvideofile) should be
VirtualDub's output file, which ffmpeg would use as input.
So you would use
Command arguments: -i "%(tempvideofile)" -c:v copy -f h264 "%(outputname)"
> ...it doesn't work at all. What can I do to fix this?
What, nothing? No console output, no feedback, no error message?
Apparently, you can use something like
Then ffmpeg would show you a lot of useful information in some log.
Moritz, knows absolutely nothing about VirtualDub (but how to use a
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