[FFmpeg-user] fragmented mp4 and playing while converting

Carl Zwanzig cpz at tuunq.com
Thu May 6 04:05:20 EEST 2021

On 5/5/2021 5:50 PM, Julien Dotsev wrote:
> ffmpeg -re -i input.avi -movflags
> +faststart  output.mp4
> but like this I can not open at all the file during the conversion.
Among other things, AFAIK -movflags +faststart happens after the conversion 
has been finalized and involves writing a new file with the parts rearranged.

> Any suggestions?
Not top-posting on this list?

Why do you want to play the output file during conversion? Can you play the 
input file instead? What are you trying to accomplish?


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