As far as I know conversion to mp4 is just changing the container format, there’s no recompression.
-- David Cantrell This electrogram was despatched by wireless field telegraph. I would therefore ask that the recipient be so kind as to excuse any failures of courtesy or linguistic inelegance as an unfortunate side-effect of the technology. I remain, Sir, Madam, or Robot, your humble and obedient servant. > On 9 Jul 2022, at 22:46, Computing <comput...@windcheetah.org.uk> wrote: > > Hi, I'm trying to get programmes from the Beeb into .mkv format. > > I know you can do it by using --command-tv='ffmpeg -i "<filename>" -c:v copy > -c:a copy -y "<dir>/<fileprefix>.mkv"' > > but it still downloads the raw .ts file, converts it to a .mp4, tags it, then > converts to a .mkv as required. > > Is there a way to do download .ts, convert to .mkv, tag .mkv?? I.E. Avoid > the mp4 lossy conversion?? > > Thanks loads > > Martin > > > _______________________________________________ > get_iplayer mailing list > email@example.com > http://lists.infradead.org/mailman/listinfo/get_iplayer _______________________________________________ get_iplayer mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.infradead.org/mailman/listinfo/get_iplayer