[FFmpeg-user] FFMPEG decoding Dailymotion Videos

Thilo Borgmann thilo.borgmann at googlemail.com
Fri Aug 2 22:28:45 CEST 2013

Am 02.08.13 05:40, schrieb JT Edwards:
> Some videos I can, and some videos I cant... Weird aint it?

> ffmpeg -i
> http://www.dailymotion.com/cdn/H264-512x384/video/x3n3tn.mp4?auth=1375587534-9675cf2684c10d505ac89357ab3060a1
> [...]
> [http @ 0x235d600] HTTP error 404 Not Found
> http://www.dailymotion.com/cdn/H264-512x384/video/x3n3tn.mp4?auth=1375587534-9675cf2684c10d505ac89357ab3060a1:
> Input/output error

are there differences in the URL?

404 error comes from the server, for example if there are further arguments to
the URL (http://.../x3n3tn.mp4?<arg1>&<arg2>&<arg3>) etc. that are cut before
calling ffmpeg.

If so, correct quoting of the URL can help because shells tend to cut at
plain-text '&'.


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