[libav-tools] Avconv unable to copy subtitles due to 'unsupported codec'?

Luca Barbato lu_zero at gentoo.org
Sat Nov 28 17:16:30 CET 2015

On 27/11/15 14:56, Aahan Krish wrote:
> I have no idea what that means. (Apparently something's wrong with the
> subtitles.)
> 1. What's wrong?

The subtitles in that format aren't supported.
> 2. Can I simply force avconv to do what I asked of it (i.e. strip the
> audio stream & copy the rest as it is)? If so, how?

avconv -i file -c copy -sn -map 0 out

would copy everything but the subtitles

-sn is a shortcut for -map -0:s -map 0

as explained [here][1]


[1]: https://libav.org/documentation/avconv.html#Advanced-options

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