[FFmpeg-user] How to export generic audio format

DopeLabs dopelabs at dubstep.fm
Sat Feb 28 02:41:14 CET 2015

your using stream copy for the audio codec, which means its trying to output in the same audio format as the input… remove the -acodec copy and try again =]

ffmpeg -i <movie-file> -vn audio.wav

> On Feb 27, 2015, at 4:38 PM, loeffler at eyetrap.net wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am using:
> ffmpeg -i <movie-file> -acodec: copy -vn "audio.wav"
> to extract the audio from a movie. This works sometimes but not always because some formats want a different file ending. Is there a generic audio file format that will take all formats?
> Thanks
> Markus
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