[FFmpeg-user] split output to predefined size while transcoding?

Tim Nicholson tim.nicholson at bbc.co.uk
Wed Dec 21 10:06:46 CET 2011

On 21/12/11 08:34, Boštjan Strojan wrote:
> Say i have a long AVC.mp4 file as input and i'am converting this to some
> editing format (like prores). Is it possible to make the output split into
> several files, based on size maybe (or maybe based on position of original
> I frames?), so i get:
> file1.mov
> file2.mov
> file3<  still transcoding
> and i can use file1 and 2 at once for editing, while the rest is still
> generating?

I think you would need a batch file and make use of the "-ss" and "-t" 
options to iterate over parts of the source file.


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