[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avformat/dashenc: Added documentation for $ext$ identifier in filenames

Karthick J kjeyapal at akamai.com
Thu Jan 17 11:38:56 EET 2019

 doc/muxers.texi | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/muxers.texi b/doc/muxers.texi
index 4ed46a2220..d2d985f1ac 100644
--- a/doc/muxers.texi
+++ b/doc/muxers.texi
@@ -216,6 +216,8 @@ It creates a MPD manifest file and segment files for each stream.
 The segment filename might contain pre-defined identifiers used with SegmentTemplate
 as defined in section of the standard. Available identifiers are "$RepresentationID$",
 "$Number$", "$Bandwidth$" and "$Time$".
+In addition to the standard identifiers, an ffmpeg-specific "$ext$" identifier is also supported.
+When specified ffmpeg will replace $ext$ in the file name with muxing format's extensions such as mp4, webm etc.,
 ffmpeg -re -i <input> -map 0 -map 0 -c:a libfdk_aac -c:v libx264
2.17.1 (Apple Git-112)

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