[FFmpeg-user] Pullup old MPEG-2

llee782 llee040 at sbcglobal.net
Wed Dec 23 21:39:39 CET 2015

Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote
> llee782 
> <llee040 <at>
>  sbcglobal.net> writes:
>> It appears that the simplest way I've found to 
>> adequately handle this conversion then is to use 
>> something like:
>> ffmpeg -i 2024_telecine_source.mpg -c:v libx264 
>> -c:a copy -r 24000/1001 2024_telecine_source_film.m4v
> I don't know if reencoding is really necessary.
> (It may be.)
>> Does that work mainly because it removes the soft 
>> telecine flag, as Rens suggested?
> I don't think "removing" is the right word: FFmpeg 
> doesn't know about the soft telecine flag and 
> therefore cannot write it to the output file.
> (Is it really possible to write a telecine flag to a 
> m4v file? I thought it is a vob-only thing.)

I'm just that Rens' .mov output didn't play well for me, and this output

Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote
>> I discovered that running it with just one "-r" value 
>> specified (either "-r 24", or "-r 24000/1001") 
>> resulted in many repeated instances of "Past
>> duration 0.xxxxxx too large" in the shell output.
> I think what you write here is not correct.

I thought I tried it enough times to be able to believe it, but there may be
something else happening that I'm not aware of, I guess. Anyway, thanks.


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