[FFmpeg-user] Right way to extract and recombine audio/video streams?

Tom Evans tevans.uk at googlemail.com
Thu May 2 13:34:58 CEST 2013

On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 12:19 PM, Gilles <codecomplete at free.fr> wrote:
> On Thu, 2 May 2013 11:07:22 +0000 (UTC), Carl Eugen Hoyos
> <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
>>> [C:\]ffmpeg.exe -i input.flv -c:v copy -an output.m4v
>>You cannot mux Sorenson Flash ("flv1") into a iDevice
>>file ("m4v"), your iPhone / iPad would not play the
>>resulting file.
>>You should also not mux Sorenson Flash into mov, it
>>is not defined afaik.
> Which container should I use to demux a H264 video stream from an FLV
> file before editing it with eg. AviDemux or Sony Vegas?

H264 goes in to many kinds of containers (mp4/mkv/ts/mov + more), but
you don't have H264, you have flv1 - or at least, the file you were
trying to use does not use H264, it uses flv1.



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