[FFmpeg-user] Problems with old TV - Can I decode a new file and re-encode to an older version of a codec?

bbb ffmpeg-user at bugblatterbeast.de
Fri May 31 16:50:55 EEST 2024

On 5/31/24 15:16, Reindl Harald wrote:
> your command is very unspecific to begin with
> even profile is missing
> https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/Encode/H.264
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Thank you for the info and the link!

It has been working fine so far with just that command (I can't remember 
where I got it from).
Seems like profile is defaulting to "high".
> Stream #0:0(eng): Video: h264 (High), yuv420p(tv, bt709, progressive), 
> 1920x1080 [SAR 1:1 DAR 16:9], 23.98 fps, 23.98 tbr, 1k tbn (default)

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