[FFmpeg-user] Is it possible to convert any video to DV 50 Mbps using FFMpeg ?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Thu Jul 3 18:19:46 CEST 2014

On Thursday 03 July 2014 05:57:04 pm Shyam Sundar wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to convert video to DV format with 50 Mb/s (like DVCPRO50 or
> something) using following command, but no matter what we give in -b:v, it
> always produces 24.4 Mbps output.

Add -pix_fmt yuv422p

> e.g. ffmpeg.exe -i Wildlife.wmv -f dv -target ntsc-dv -b:v 50m -qscale 15
> -vol 256 -strict experimental  Wildlife.dv

For future questions:
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console output if you need support here.

Carl Eugen

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