[FFmpeg-user] Concat command for ffmpeg fails "Unsafe file name" - why?

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at gmail.com
Thu Mar 16 19:28:52 EET 2023

On Thu, 16 Mar 2023 12:36:27 +0100, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net>

>Am 16.03.23 um 12:10 schrieb Bo Berglund:
>> Does it matter where on the command line safe is put (in the beginning or at the
>> end before the output file name)?
>> Maybe it must be defined before ffmpeg reaches file arguments?
>> Or does it read ALL arguments before starting to process them?
>in general:
>params before "-i" are input params
>params before the output file are output params
>generic options don't matter but i would place them in top of all other 

OK, thanks!
I figured that it should be early so I put it like this:

ffmpeg -hide_banner safe 0 <remainder of arguments> <output file>

Bo Berglund
Developer in Sweden

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