[FFmpeg-user] command-line option ffmpeg: create MP <at> ML non-multiplexed

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Nov 12 23:46:59 CET 2013

Colin S. Miller <ffmpeg <at> csmiller.demon.co.uk> writes:

> >> I'm trying to convert from .H264 into non-multiplex
> >> MP <at> ML mpeg2, but have been unable to determine
> >> what the correct option for ffmpeg are.

> c:\temp> ffmpeg.exe -i 50280T01.mkv -qscale 0.1 -an -r 25 
> -vcodec mpeg2video -s 720x576 demux-video-q01.mpeg

"mpeg" means MPEG program stream (I suspect this 
generally makes sense), you are probably searching 
for "m2v".

Unrelated: In the past, -qscale 2 was suggested for 
highest quality, lower values may produce unexpected 
output iirc.

Carl Eugen

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