[FFmpeg-user] Multi-Channel Audio Limitations?

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 01:17:25 EEST 2018

2018-07-13 8:46 GMT+02:00, privatebrowser <benjamin.spence at icloud.com>:

> This is more of an open question about standards in general and what FFmpeg
> can and cannot do.
> Is there a codec (that FFmpeg supports), that will allow me to combine a
> series of audio files into a singular multi-channel file /that can exceed 8
> channels/?

(You combine here "codec" and "file" while file implies "format".)

> For example, if I am interfacing with a system that has 20 outputs, is it
> possible to consolidate those 20 mono files into a singular 20 channel file?

With some limitations at least wav, caf and aif support this.

Carl Eugen

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