[FFmpeg-user] mkv to avi errors

Rick C. rickcorteza at gmail.com
Thu May 26 15:37:26 CEST 2011

On May 26, 2011, at 9:32 PM, Andrey m0shbear Vul wrote:

> -original message-
> Subject: Re: [FFmpeg-user] mkv to avi errors
> From: James Darnley <james.darnley at gmail.com>
> Date: 2011-05-26 09:30
> On 26/05/2011, Rick C. <rickcorteza at gmail.com> wrote:
>>    Stream #0.1(eng): Audio: libmp3lame, 48000 Hz, 5.1, s16, 192 kb/s
> MP3 does not support more than 2 channels
> _______________________________________________
> Indeed. Might i suggest transcoding to dolby digital aka ac/3?

Great thanks for the quick replies.  I actually thought lame could do surround (obviously I was wrong) or either that FFmpeg would downmix it automatically (I guess not the case).  If I would specify -ac 2 then it should work correct?

And yes to avoid losing my surround I will go ac3.  Thank you!


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