[FFmpeg-user] why is ffmpeg trying to overwrite an input file?

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sun Oct 20 01:56:47 EEST 2019

> Am 19.10.2019 um 22:43 schrieb Dave Stevens <geek at uniserve.com>:
> I have about 100  png files that are named with their creation date
> like this: '2019-10-18-204759_1366x768_scrot.png' . The collating
> sequence is the same as their chronological sequence. I found what
> seemed to be a reasonable suggestion to use:
> ffmpeg -framerate 24 -i *.png output.mp4


Use the glob option if you cannot rename your input files to xyz001.png to xyz100.png

Note that the behaviour you see is mostly independent of FFmpeg and will not be changed.

Carl Eugen

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