[Ffmpeg-devel] Hi, How to convert wm9 files to other format by ffmpege

Robert Swain robert.swain
Sat Apr 8 08:04:44 CEST 2006


On Saturday 08 April 2006 06:06, Fran?ois Revol wrote:
> > Hope this will not bother you.


> > I really seached by google throught the internet, but found no
> > answers of
> > wmv9 support by ffmpeg.
> >
> > My questions is:can we use ffmpeg to convert wmv9 files to other
> > format, and
> > how?
> The wmv9 (which is the marketing name for wmv3) decoder in ffmpeg is
> non functional, so this codec is not supported yet.
> One should always use open formats when encoding his own data.

The only non-Windows option I'm aware of is to use MPlayer (or some other 
such 'supporting' application) and the binary win32codecs. Very annoying. I 
agree with Fran?ois, if possible, use an open format, though I am aware that 
available content is not always in such open formats.


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