[FFmpeg-user] mts > mp4 : can you just concatenate the mts files?

Dzung Nguyen dzungng89 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 21 22:10:38 CEST 2013

On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 3:04 PM, Sean Darcy <seandarcy2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm trying to generate 1 mp4 file from 10 mts files. The camcorder
> generates a new mts file every 2gigs. For the recent school play, that's 10
> mts files. Googling gives all sorts of suggestions, but no clear answer.
> One post suggests just cat'ing them, and not paying any attention to
> timestamp errors. I seem to remember ffmpeg being very fussy about
> timestamps.
> Or should I take them all to dv [ ffmpeg -i inN,mts -vcodec libx264 -crf
> 25 -acodec copy outN.dv ] and then cat the dv files?
> Or does somebody know a better way to do this?
> sean
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Maybe using concat demuxer?

ffmpeg -f concat -i mylist.txt -c copy output

where mylist.txt hold the path to mts files


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