[FFmpeg-user] .flv conversion to .avi

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Sat Apr 23 22:36:22 CEST 2011

Am 23.04.2011 21:24, schrieb Jim Worrall:
> I'm trying to convert a .flv file (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC and AAC - MPEG-4 audio) to something that Windows Media Player can play on a normal Windows installation without installing additional codecs.  This could be in a .wmv, .avi, .mpg, and a few others I guess.
> At first, recoding the video with -sameq gave 10x the file size of the original.  Then I realized I could keep the video intact with "-vcodec copy" and still make an avi.  
> ffmpeg -i INPUT.flv -vcodec copy -acodec libmp3lame OUTPUT.avi

why in the world "-vcodec copy"?

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