[FFmpeg-user] Output file empty when processing mp4 - Invalid data found when processing input

Sandeep sandeep.ps4 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 00:30:52 CET 2015

Peter Wood <prw.cbd <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Hi Folks,
> I'm trying to resize an mp4 file using ffmpeg, but the output file comes
> out empty. I see the following messages just before the command finishes:
> Truncating packet of size 103333 to 101557 time=00:00:06.10 bitrate=
> 585.7kbits/s
> [h264  <at>  0x20646aa0] AVC: nal size 103329
>     Last message repeated 1 times
> [h264  <at>  0x20646aa0] no frame!
> [mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2  <at>  0x1ff19240] stream 0, offset 0x200ed8: 
> file
> /data/sftp/video/temp/video_promo/764556_4_p.mp4: Invalid data found when
> processing input
> Any pointers on how to track down what's causing this? You can see the 
> output of the command below, followed by the output of ffprobe. The only
> alterations are a few pieces of sensitive data that I've removed which
> shouldn't have any bearing on diagnosing the issue.
> Thanks,
> Peter


I'm also getting a similar error. Is this a standalone script that you are 
running or is it part of some web service? I'm yet to figure out the reason. 
If you have already figured out, please let me know. Thanks.

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