[FFmpeg-user] How to demux avi file

Dave Pope Dave.Pope at myxer.com
Mon Apr 25 15:21:22 CEST 2011

I have found this link to be useful for "what can contain what":


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From: ffmpeg-user-bounces at ffmpeg.org [mailto:ffmpeg-user-bounces at ffmpeg.org] On Behalf Of Benoit
Sent: Monday, April 25, 2011 5:11 AM
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Subject: Re: [FFmpeg-user] How to demux avi file

Ankuj Gupta a écrit :
> I was able to de-mux some avi files using the following command

> ffmpeg -i test042.avi -vcodec copy -an test042.263

> But for some streams it is returning

> Unable to find a suitable output format for 'test042.263'

> I guess the avi file is not in correct format or is there issue with
> the command that I am using

Try another container! I didn't find a definitive guide to "what
can contain what". You should try ".mov" (QuickTime).

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