[FFmpeg-user] Help, error during transcoding

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Thu Jan 31 16:26:28 EET 2019

On Thu, Jan 31, 2019 at 13:18:53 +0100, NDJORE BORIS wrote:
> When I try to transcode some mp4 or avi videos, I have this error:
> [h264_vaapi @ 0x17cf500] A hardware frames reference is required to
> associate the encoding device.
> Cannot open video encoder for stream #1

You need to show us the actual command used, and its complete, uncut
console output.

You can also use google and find this thread and the hints given there:


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