[packman] FFmpeg problems

Manfred Tremmel manfred at links2linux.de
Sat Apr 3 12:30:37 CEST 2010

Am Samstag, 3. April 2010 schrieb Manfred Tremmel:
> Am Samstag, 3. April 2010 schrieb rlee:
> > I'm sorry my original message was too terse.
> > I transcode from wma to flac quite a bit. I've found that starting
> > on or about 24 Mar I could not transcode that way anymore. After
> > many attempts I learned  how to do  ffmpeg -format in terminal. I
> > found that wma is not in the list of available codecs anymore, is
> > that omission inadvertent or have new laws come in to cause this?
> > If still legal can they be re-installed,please?
> WMA Support never was removed, there are wmapro, wmav1, wmav2 and
> wmavoice decoders and wmav1 and wmav2 encoders compiled in. And I
>  don't have problems play wma radio streams using kaffeine or vlc.
> I don't know why wma is not listed in the output of 'ffmpeg
>  -formats'.

You have to use 'ffmpeg -codecs' and not
'ffmpeg -formats' to get a list of the supported codecs.

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