[FFmpeg-user] FFMPEG 3.2.2 - "could not find codec parameters"

Cley Faye cleyfaye at gmail.com
Sun Dec 18 21:25:03 EET 2016

2016-12-18 12:59 GMT+01:00 Caio Cesar Moreira <profissional at gmail.com>:

> I'm trying to dump video frames from a TS file but for some reason ffmpeg
> is failing.
> Command used: ffmpeg -i playlist.m3u8 -vcodec -r 1 "output_%04d.png"
> -loglevel 99

> Reading option '-vcodec' ... matched as option 'vcodec' (force video codec
> ('copy' to copy stream)) with argument '-r'.
> Reading option '1' ... matched as output url.

​an't tell about the rest of your message, but you must put a codec name
after -vcodec. As it is, your command mean "use codec​ '-r' for the video
of output named '1'", which is probably not what you want.

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