[FFmpeg-user] How to export generic audio format

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Sun Mar 1 10:58:30 CET 2015

 <loeffler <at> eyetrap.net> writes:

> 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.

Complete, uncut console output missing.

> Is there a generic audio file format that will take 
> all formats?

wav is the generic audio file format. It cannot take 
all codecs, you may try nut but it needs a patch for 
some codecs.

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Carl Eugen

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