[libav-tools] trying to convert mp4 to mpeg-1

nitrolinux722 at yahoo.com nitrolinux722 at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 27 02:12:33 CET 2014

Try this:

avconv -i map.mp4 -c:v mpeg1video map.mpg

-Jason Woodruff
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-----Original Message-----
From: Luca Barbato <lu_zero at gentoo.org>
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Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 00:58:04 
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Subject: Re: [libav-tools] trying to convert mp4 to mpeg-1

On 24/01/14 02:41, Nick Lawrence wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to convert an mp4 to an mpeg-1
> my command is;
> avconv -i map.mp4 -vcodec mpeg1video map.mpg
> But, I get the error
> "Error while opening encoder for output stream #0:0 - maybe incorrect
> parameters such as bit_rate, rate, width or height"

mpeg1 has defined resolutions and bitrate.

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