[FFmpeg-user] Overloaded command line option -profile in ffmpeg-0.9

Jim Worrall coniophora at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 00:26:06 CET 2011

On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 12:14 PM, Lou <lou at lrcd.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 12 Dec 2011 17:25:13 +0000
> Ross Alexander <Ross.Alexander at EMEA.NEC.COM> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I've recently updated my ffmpeg from 0.8.7 to 0.9.0 and suffered from
> > the syntax change to the command line.  I can get around the changes
> > to the -map but it seems that the -profile option is being picked up
> > by both the libx264 and the libfaac codecs.  Below is a copy of the
> > command line and the resulting output.
> Please try "-vprofile main". This should be documented better, but I
> would prefer "-profile" to apply to video to be more consistent with
> x264, and "-aprofile" to apply to audio.

Actually "vprofile" does not occur at all in the documentation.
It states that the correct option is "profile".

Also not quite correct there is the statement that -x264opts
"Allow to set any x264 option".  Profile and level cannot be
passed to x264 that way, I think.


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