[FFmpeg-user] ffenc_bmp encode issue

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Thu Jul 19 07:50:48 CEST 2012

Carlos Aguero <carlos.aguero <at> ridgerun.com> writes:

> I am trying to grab a frame and encode it as a bmp file, grayscale, 
> 8bits, if I use the ffenc_pgm I get a grayscale png file as expected, 
> but when I use the ffenc_bmp encoder the result is a dark bmp file, any 
> suggestions? or is there a problem with the bmp encoder?

I suggest you test
ffmpeg -i input -pix_fmt gray out.bmp
If it does not work, reproducing the problem will be much easier for us, 
if it does work, you should probably ask gst developers.

Carl Eugen

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