[FFmpeg-user] -preset help: error in wiki?

Tom Evans tevans.uk at googlemail.com
Wed Jul 16 10:46:35 CEST 2014

On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 6:44 AM, Luke Davis <l1 at newanswertech.com> wrote:
> On the page:
> https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/Encode/H.264
> It states:
> You can see a list of current presets with -preset help, and what settings
> they apply with x264 --fullhelp.
> I get "trailing options were found on the commandline", with 2.2 compiled
> today, if I use "ffmpeg -preset help".

The wording is unclear on that page; I believe those are arguments to
give to the x264 binary, not ffmpeg.

IIRC there is no way to get that information out of ffmpeg directly.



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