[FFmpeg-user] unrecognized option -vf and bad colors

Stefano Sabatini stefano.sabatini-lala at poste.it
Wed Jul 6 11:05:04 CEST 2011

On date Wednesday 2011-07-06 10:14:48 +0200, matteo marchesi encoded:
> hello,
>     I'm new with FFMPEG, it seems to be a powerful tool but it requires a
> bit of study.
> I'm using FFMPEG to join pictures into a movie.
> I need to crop the pictures and to add some fadein/out effects.
> Both the two (crop and fadein/out) seems to be feasible with "-vf" option.
> Let's say that I use this command:
> ffmpeg –i '%05d.jpg' –vf “fade=in:0:30” –r 25 –s hd720 –vcodec mpeg4 –qscale
> 1 –y video.mp4
>  but I get "FFMPEG: unrecognized '-vf' option" error message.
> If I omit the “fade=in:0:30” I get a "missing parameter" error.
> I do not unerstant: is -vf accepted by my FFMPEG but the effect I want to
> use is not in my libavfilter?
> I'm using livabfilter 0.4.

You need to update your FFmpeg, either 0.7/0.8 or git master will do.
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