[FFmpeg-user] What is the transcoding unit for FFMPEG?

Atish Kathpal atish.kathpal at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 06:40:17 CEST 2011

Hello guys

Please help me resolve this doubt. Waiting eagerly for your replies.


On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 10:56 AM, Atish Kathpal <atish.kathpal at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi friends
> What is the transcoding unit for FFMEG? Is it a file or can we transcode a
> single file as user defined chunks of equal/variable size?
> Eg: Given a video- Austral.mpeg (10mins). Can I divide it into 10 chunks of
> 1 min each while transcoding, such that each 1min chunk is accessible once
> transcoding for it is over?
> Pardon me if this doubt has already been addressed, please point me to the
> link/mail-thread where I could get information on the same.
> Best regards
> Atish

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