MPEG-1 to MKV using FFmpeg

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  • File used was CLIP07.MPG ("Animal Handling"), taken from http://www.interniche.org/video_download.htm
  • Used the following command to convert the file: ffmpeg -i <filename>.mpg -vcodec ffv1 -acodec pcm_s16le <filename>.mkv


[edit] File/video stream properties

Significant characteristic Original Normalized
imageStreams 1 1
audioStreams 1 1
length 2707 frames 2707 frames
width 352 pixels 352 pixels
height 288 pixels 288 pixels
bitDepth 8
colourSpace yuv420p yuv420p
pixelAspectRatio 4:3 4:3
frameRate 25.000 fps 25.000 fps
interlace no no

[edit] Audio stream properties

Significant characteristic Original Normalized
duration 1mn 48s 1mn 48s
channels 2 2
channel mapping
sampling frequency 44.1 KHz 44.1 KHz
bit depth 16
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