Actually I managed to get it working by specifying format=gbrp in the overlay filter.
ffmpeg -i " https://asset-info-examples.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/white-text-bg.jpg" -i "https://asset-info-examples.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/white-text.png" -filter_complex "overlay=x=131:y=300:format=gbrp" -codec:v mjpeg test_remote.jpg Thanks for the help On Wed, 9 Oct 2019 at 17:15, Jason Green <jason.gr...@threadsstyling.com> wrote: > I feel like I'm so close with your help, but the docs around some of these > commands is not great and I just can't figure it out. > Could you please post an example of how you use these options in this > context. I made the image public so you can literally amend the command I > posted originally and try it yourself. No matter what I do the png text is > always a bit grey. Here it is again in its simples form. > > ffmpeg -i " > https://asset-info-examples.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/white-text-bg.jpg" > -i "https://asset-info-examples.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/white-text.png" > -filter_complex "overlay=x=131:y=300" -codec:v mjpeg test_remote.jpg > > > -- *Jason Green* *Principal Developer Email: jason.gr...@threadsstyling.com <christin...@threadsstyling.com> Mobile: +44 7462 752 694 <++44+7462+752+694>* [image: Snapchat] <https://www.snapchat.com/add/threads_styling> [image: Instagram] <https://www.instagram.com/threadsstyling> [image: LinkedIn] <https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=447881362517> This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you have received this email in error please notify the system manager. This message contains confidential information and is intended only for the individual named. If you are not the named addressee you should not disseminate, distribute or copy this e-mail. Please notify the sender immediately by e-mail if you have received this e-mail by mistake and delete this e-mail from your system. If you are not the intended recipient you are notified that disclosing, copying, distributing or taking any action in reliance on the contents of this information is strictly prohibited. _______________________________________________ ffmpeg-user mailing list email@example.com https://ffmpeg.org/mailman/listinfo/ffmpeg-user To unsubscribe, visit link above, or email ffmpeg-user-requ...@ffmpeg.org with subject "unsubscribe".