[FFmpeg-user] Why does this command produce different size segments depending on the input?

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Thu Mar 17 17:11:08 CET 2016

Haha, we crossed each other.

On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 10:05:03 -0600, Grant Curtis wrote:
> Since the outputs are twice as big as I expect, I guessed that the number
> of audio channels in the source might be what's affecting it?

You had written "chunks of variable file sizes". Variable is not the
same - to me - as "constant, but different from my screen capture". I
had read it as "one segment is X bytes, another Y, another Z".

> I added "-ac 1" in the command and it produced segments in the desired
> size, so I guess that was it

It would have been obvious earlier, if we had understood you correctly.


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