[FFmpeg-user] Convert AVID MXF (audio only) to wav (preservingmetadata)

Bouke (VideoToolShed) bouke at videotoolshed.com
Mon Mar 10 14:36:44 CET 2014

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Carl Eugen Hoyos" <cehoyos at ag.or.at>
To: <ffmpeg-user at ffmpeg.org>
Sent: Monday, March 10, 2014 2:24 PM
Subject: Re: [FFmpeg-user] Convert AVID MXF (audio only) to wav 

> Lou <lou <at> lrcd.com> writes:
>> On Thu, 6 Mar 2014 15:59:17 +0100
>> Luigi Rensinghoff <gigixiv <at> gmail.com> wrote:
>> > [mxf  <at>  0x7f9f7a800000] broken or empty index
>> > [mxf  <at>  0x7f9f7a800000] cannot demux OPAtom without an index
> Feel free to open a ticket.
>> Are you sure this is a valid file? Is there anything
>> else that can decode it successfully?
> mxf samples that are not supported by FFmpeg are not
> unusual.

Some things i've noticed about Avid MXF files generated by WriteAvidMXF 
(ingex project)
Sound seems no problem to encode, but FFmpeg does not like the video files.
If you specify framerate and codec as format option (before input) it does 
Perhaps this also works for these specific sound files?


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