[FFmpeg-user] FFMpeg save to file vs output to multicast, what is different?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Feb 12 13:21:04 CET 2014

Ibrahim Tachijian <barhom <at> gmail.com> writes:

> The end results are two files file.web and multicat.webm 
> where the only difference was one was written to file 
> directly and the other was sent to multicast address and 
> read back and then written to file.
> file.webm is playable fine.
> multicat.webm does not play.

What happens if you output to a pipe?

Note that you are expected here to not only post your 
command lines but also the console output to ensure 
no other problems affect your results.

Carl Eugen

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