[FFmpeg-user] Working with .YUV files

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Aug 14 10:54:14 CEST 2012

fb <fatemeh.bagherpour <at> gmail.com> writes:

> 1- I convert a ".wmv" file to ".yuv" using the following command:
> "ffmpeg -i input.wmv output.yuv"
> but when i use a "YuvFilePlayer", it shows nothing special, 
> only some lines. I'm not sure if it is possible to watch 
> such a file? or I used wrong command???

(What is "YuvFilePlayer"?)

> 2- I have tested to add a container to the raw video file 
> then watch it with "mplayer", the command is:
> " ffmpeg -f rawvideo -s 720*576 -i output.yuv -f flv -ar 44100 output.flv"
> but it doesn't work,

> it outputs no sound 

You do realize that yuv files do not contain sound
(so if you use a yuv file as input, the output file 
cannot contain sound)?

> and the video looks like the "output.yuv" described above.

Complete, uncut console output for both the conversion to 
yuv and the conversion to flv missing.

Carl Eugen

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