FFMPEG An Intermediate Guide/File Formats

3g2Edit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: 3GP2 format

3gpEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
Full Name: 3GP format
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4xmEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: 4X Technologies format

IFFEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: IFF format

ISSEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Funcom ISS format

MTVEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: MTV format

RoQEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: raw id RoQ format

aacEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: raw ADTS AAC

ac3Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: raw AC-3

adtsEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: ADTS AAC

aeaEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: MD STUDIO audio

aiffEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: Audio IFF

alawEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM A-law format

alsaEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: ALSA audio output

amrEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: 3GPP AMR file format

apcEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: CRYO APC format

apeEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Monkey's Audio

asfEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: ASF format

asf_streamEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: ASF format

assEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: SSA/ASS format

auEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: SUN AU format

aviEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: AVI format

avm2Edit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: Flash 9 (AVM2) format

avsEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: AVS format

bethsoftvidEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Bethesda Softworks VID format

bfiEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Brute Force & Ignorance

c93Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Interplay C93

cafEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Apple Core Audio Format

cavsvideoEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: raw Chinese AVS video

crcEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: CRC testing format

daudEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: D-Cinema audio format

diracEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: raw Dirac

dnxhdEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: raw DNxHD (SMPTE VC-3)

dsicinEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Delphine Software International CIN format

dtsEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: raw DTS

dvEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: DV video format

dv1394Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: DV1394 A/V grab

dvdEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: MPEG-2 PS format (DVD VOB)
For more information see the MPEG page.

dxaEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: DXA

eaEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Electronic Arts Multimedia Format

ea_cdataEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Electronic Arts cdata

eac3Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: raw E-AC-3

f32beEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM 32 bit floating-point big-endian format

f32leEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM 32 bit floating-point little-endian format

f64beEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM 64 bit floating-point big-endian format

f64leEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM 64 bit floating-point little-endian format

ffmEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: FFM (FFserver live feed) format

film_cpkEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Sega FILM/CPK format

flacEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: raw FLAC

flicEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: FLI/FLC/FLX animation format

flvEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: FLV format

framecrcEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: framecrc testing format

gifEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
Full Name: Graphic Interchange Format
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Description: GIF Animation

gsmEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: raw GSM

gxfEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: GXF format

h261Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: raw H.261

h263Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
Full Name: Sorencer Video
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Description: raw H.263

h264Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: raw H.264 video format

idcinEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: id Cinematic format

image2Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: image2 sequence

image2pipeEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: piped image2 sequence

Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: raw Ingenient MJPEG

ipmovieEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Interplay MVE format

ipodEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: iPod H.264 MP4 format

lmlm4Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: lmlm4 raw format

m4vEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: raw MPEG-4 video format
For more information see the MPEG page.

matroskaEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: Matroska file format

mjpegEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: raw MJPEG video

mlpEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: raw MLP

mmEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: American Laser Games MM format

mmfEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: Yamaha SMAF

movEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding, Decoding dependant on input Codec.
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Description: MOV format
Although not list as decodable in the official manual, a lot of the codecs are fully decodable. check whether the embedded codec is decodable by FFMPEG.

mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: QuickTime/MPEG-4/Motion JPEG 2000 format

mp2Edit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: MPEG audio layer 2
For more information see the MPEG page.

mp3Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: MPEG audio layer 3
For more information see the MPEG page.

mp4Edit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: MP4 format
For more information see the MPEG page.

mpcEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Musepack

mpc8Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Musepack SV8

mpegEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: MPEG-1 System format
For more information see the MPEG page.

mpeg1videoEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: raw MPEG-1 video
For more information see the MPEG page.

mpeg2videoEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: raw MPEG-2 video
For more information see the MPEG page.

mpegtsEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: MPEG-2 transport stream format
For more information see the MPEG page.

mpegtsrawEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: MPEG-2 raw transport stream format
For more information see the MPEG page.

mpegvideoEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: raw MPEG video
For more information see the MPEG page.

mpjpegEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: MIME multipart JPEG format

msnwctcpEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: MSN TCP Webcam stream

mulawEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM mu-law format

mviEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Motion Pixels MVI format

mxfEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
Full Name: Material eXchange Format
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Description: Avid exchange format, used by Avid video editor for storing all videos for the Avid system.

mxf_d10Edit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: Material eXchange Format, D-10 Mapping

ncEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: NC camera feed format

nsvEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Nullsoft Streaming Video

nullEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: raw null video format

nutEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: NUT format

nuvEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: NuppelVideo format

oggEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: Ogg

omaEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Sony OpenMG audio

ossEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: Open Sound System playback

pspEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: PSP MP4 format
For more information see the MPEG page.

psxstrEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Sony PlayStation STR format

pvaEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: TechnoTrend PVA file and stream format

qcpEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: QCP format

r3dEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: REDCODE R3D format

rawvideoEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: raw video format

rcvEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: VC-1 test bitstream

redirEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Redirector format

rl2Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: RL2 format

rmEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: RealMedia format

rplEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: RPL/ARMovie format

rtpEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: RTP output format

rtspEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: RTSP input format

s16beEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM signed 16 bit big-endian format

s16leEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM signed 16 bit little-endian format

s24beEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM signed 24 bit big-endian format

s24leEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM signed 24 bit little-endian format

s32beEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM signed 32 bit big-endian format

s32leEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM signed 32 bit little-endian format

s8Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM signed 8 bit format

sdpEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: SDP

shnEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: raw Shorten

siffEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Beam Software SIFF

smkEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Smacker video

solEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Sierra SOL format

soxEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: SoX native format

spdifEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: IEC958 - S/PDIF (IEC-61937)

svcdEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: MPEG-2 PS format (VOB)
For more information see the MPEG page.

swfEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: Flash format

thpEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: THP

tiertexseqEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Tiertex Limited SEQ format

tmvEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: 8088flex TMV

truehdEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: raw TrueHD

ttaEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: True Audio

txdEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Renderware TeXture Dictionary

u16beEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM unsigned 16 bit big-endian format

u16leEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM unsigned 16 bit little-endian format

u24beEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM unsigned 24 bit big-endian format

u24leEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM unsigned 24 bit little-endian format

u32beEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM unsigned 32 bit big-endian format

u32leEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM unsigned 32 bit little-endian format

u8Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: PCM unsigned 8 bit format

vc1Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: raw VC-1

vc1testEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: VC-1 test bitstream format

vcdEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: MPEG-1 System format (VCD)
For more information see the MPEG page.

video4linuxEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Video4Linux device grab

video4linux2Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Video4Linux2 device grab

vmdEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Sierra VMD format

vobEdit

FFMPEG: Encoding
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Description: MPEG-2 PS format (VOB)

vocEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: Creative Voice file format

vqfEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) TwinVQ

w64Edit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Sony Wave64 format

wavEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: WAV format

wc3movieEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Wing Commander III movie format

webmEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Web site: http://www.webmproject.org/
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wsaudEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Westwood Studios audio format

wsvqaEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Westwood Studios VQA format

wvEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: WavPack

x11grabEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: X11grab

xaEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding
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Description: Maxis XA File Format

yuv4mpegpipeEdit

FFMPEG: Decoding, Encoding
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Description: YUV4MPEG pipe format

Last modified on 9 September 2011, at 11:27