[FFmpeg-user] Codec "same" as opposed to "copy"?
Carl Eugen Hoyos
cehoyos at ag.or.at
Thu Nov 20 10:47:56 CET 2014
Bob Maple <bobm-ffmpeg <at> burner.com> writes:
> ffmpeg -i manyaudio.mov -map 0:v -map 0:a -map 0:a \
> -codec:v copy -codec:a copy \
> -map_channel 0.1.0:0.1.0 -map_channel 0.1.1:0.2.0 \
> However when I use '-codec:a copy' it ignores my channel
> mapping and I wind up with 2 x 16-channel streams.
Yes, the channel mapping cannot work with -codec copy
> My source's audio codec will typically be either
> pcm_s16le or pcm_s24le, but ideally I don't want to care
> and want to say "use the same codec as the source."
This is not implemented, patch (or enhancement request)
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