[FFmpeg-user] Better way to merge audio and video? (ffmpeg 1.2.1)

Lou lou at lrcd.com
Mon Jul 22 23:38:40 CEST 2013

On Mon, 22 Jul 2013 14:26:29 -0700
John Crossman <johncrossman at berkeley.edu> wrote:

> Is the following the best I can do? My current wait for process to finish
> seems too long.

What are you trying to do?

> *ffmpeg -i audio.mp2 -i video.mp4 -qscale 0 -shortest -strict experimental
> output.mp4
> *
> Also, should I replace  '-qscale 0'  with  '-q:v 0'?

You did not include the complete console output. Note that the default
encoder used for mp4 output (libx264 or mpeg4) depends on your ffmpeg
configuration, and libx264 ignores "-qscale", but you did not provide
enough information for me to give you any suggestions.

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