[FFmpeg-user] Failure: No wav codec tag found

Mark Filipak markfilipak.windows+ffmpeg at gmail.com
Sat Apr 18 02:03:28 EEST 2020

On 04/17/2020 06:51 PM, Moritz Barsnick wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 17, 2020 at 18:13:22 -0400, Mark Filipak wrote:
>> [matroska @ 0000028fabd7b040] No wav codec tag found for codec pcm_bluray
>> Does this means I did something wrong (would be the first time in ...about the last 2 minutes), or
>> MKV doesn't support LPCM, or sumtinelse?
> Yes.
> Google, first match on "pcm_bluray mkv":
> https://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?t=174718
>    pcm_bluray should only ever be put in Blu-ray-style m2ts files,
>    Matroska has no format mapping for it anyway. Use normal PCM (ie.
>    pcm_s16le or pcm_s24le depending on bitdepth). It contains the same
>    data, just differently arranged.

Thanks for that. I did a DDG search for "No wav codec tag found for codec pcm_bluray" and didn't get 
anything applicable. Most of the time, searching verbatim on an error message is best. Hmmm...

> Just convert it to some 24bit PCM - that conversion should be lossless.

Thanks for the tip, Moritz. I have noted it. Over and under.

> Moritz
> I was tempted to create a link with LMGTFY of JFGI, but caught myself
> being rude. Over and out.

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