[FFmpeg-user] Problem with setting x264 profile/ x264opts

Mike Scheutzow mike.scheutzow at alcatel-lucent.com
Mon Jan 23 15:47:51 CET 2012

Tim Nicholson wrote:
> However if I try and add the high profile to the parameters it fails:-
> ffmpegstatic -i glitz4-DV.mov \
> -f lavfi -i "amovie=glitz4-DV.mov:si=1 [a1]; amovie=glitz4-DV.mov:si=2 
> [a2]; [a1][a2] amerge, aformat=s16:stereo:all " \
> -map 0:0 -map 1:0 -c:v libx264 -profile high -b:v 704k -r 25 \
> -maxrate 704k -bufsize 5097k \
> -c:a libfaac -b:a 96k -ar 48000 -ac 2 \
> -y ./glitz4-DV-bitc.mp4

 From what I read in this group, the option formerly known as "-profile" 
has been changed to "-vprofile".

I find these seemingly random changes, which needlessly break existing 
command lines, really annoying.

Mike Scheutzow

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