[FFmpeg-user] ProRes encoding: Question about FFmpeg docs

Phil Rhodes phil_rhodes at rocketmail.com
Sun Mar 11 12:50:57 EET 2018

I'm not sure what the practical difference is between the _aw and _ks encoders is, and I'm not sure it's documented anywhere. Still, if it helps, I've been using the _ks version for some time to produce deliverables and not had any problems.

      From: Peter B. <pb at das-werkstatt.com>
 To: FFmpeg user questions <ffmpeg-user at ffmpeg.org> 
 Sent: Sunday, 11 March 2018, 10:34
 Subject: Re: [FFmpeg-user] ProRes encoding: Question about FFmpeg docs
On 2018-03-11 10:29, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> 2018-03-11 9:33 GMT+01:00 Peter B. <pb at das-werkstatt.com>:
>> When I looked at the documentation [1], there are 2 encoders mentioned:
>>  * prores-aw
>>  * prores-ks
>> It says to use "-vcodec" to choose which one (btw: I also tried "-c:v"):
>> I get: "Unknown encoder" for both
> For the option, you have to replace "-" with "_":
> -vcodec prores_aw
> -vcodec prores_ks

Thanks Carl :)
Underscore does the trick!

Is "-" used on purpose in the docs, or a typo?

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