[FFmpeg-user] ffmpeg wav lossless to youtube mov?

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Fri May 24 00:03:54 EEST 2024

Am 23.05.24 um 23:01 schrieb Reindl Harald:
> Am 23.05.24 um 22:10 schrieb Zathras Yes:
>> Hello,
>> what is the command to put a wav-Sound file lossless into a mov-File in
>> order to upload it correctly to youtube?
>> For example, this does *not* work for youtube
>> ffmpeg.exe -i music.wav -acodec copy upload.mov
> what makes you think you can use any random format?
> wav has no place in mov/mpeg containers

that above is pure nonsense anyways
you could also do "mv music.wav upload.mov"

because you only have a audio-track, tell ffmpeg to not touch it and 
write it into a file with a different extension - a little bit overhead 
using ffmpeg for a simple file-rename

you need a video too for youtube

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