[FFmpeg-user] -map and matroska files

Marios Titas redneb8888 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 12 02:19:11 CET 2011

I understand how ffmpeg works. I was just complaining that it doesn't
make sense. I think it would have been preferable if it worked like
this: once a map has been specified, no streams that are not
explicitly referenced by a -map should not be included in the output

On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 05:12, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
> belcampo <belcampo <at> zonnet.nl> writes:
>> On 11/11/2011 03:54 AM, Marios Titas wrote:
>> > You are right, adding the -sn option solved the problem. This doesn't
>> > make much sense to me though. I think it would be more reasonable for
>> > ffmpeg to assume that I don't want the subtitles since I did not
>> > explicitly included them in my stream mappings.
> And this is exactly how (current) ffmpeg works.
>> As .avi cannot contain subs it's automatically excluded.
> I don't think that is correct (XSUB).
> Carl Eugen
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