[FFmpeg-user] Using ffmpeg to split a file

Frank Häfemeier ffmpeg at frank.haefemeier.eu
Sat Nov 24 20:50:26 CET 2012

Am Samstag, den 24.11.2012, 13:12 -0500 schrieb vsethi at iglou.com:
> I've been trying to use ffmpeg to split a file into two pieces and am
> having trouble with the audio portion.
> I've tried:  ffmpeg -i file.mpg -c:v copy -c:a copy -t 00:58:22 fileout.mpg
> and:  ffmpeg -i file.mpg -codec copy -acodec copy -t 00:58:33 fileout.mpg
> Ffmpeg splits off the first portion of the file as requested but seems to
> swap the video and audio streams.  In the source file, the video stream is
> Stream 0:0 and the audio stream is 0:1, but in the new file these are
> reversed.
> Whether as a result of this or not, although ffplay plays the audio on the
> new file, no other software that I've tried so far can do so so playback is 
> silent.
> How to fix this?

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