[FFmpeg-user] Couple of newbie questions

Gilles codecomplete at free.fr
Sun Nov 18 15:10:26 CET 2012

On Sun, 18 Nov 2012 10:41:22 +0000 (UTC), Carl Eugen Hoyos
<cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
>> ffmpeg -i input.mpg -ss 0 -t 30 -c:v libx264 
>> -vf scale=iw/2:-1 -preset faster -c:a copy output.mpg
>I already tried to comment that I cannot see a bug 
>in FFmpeg with this command line, do you have any 
>reason to disagree?

This worked to condense the original file to 1/3 of its size:

ffmpeg -i input.mpg -c:v libx264 -vf scale=iw/2:-1 -preset faster -c:a
copy output.mp4

Thank you.

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