[Matroska-users] matroska / ffmpeg / bitrate

Steve Lhomme slhomme at matroska.org
Tue Jul 13 13:35:48 CEST 2010


Matroska doesn't store the bitrate information as it may change when editing
the file (although such tools could theoretically update the bitrate info
accordingly).

It can be written as a tag, but noone supports reading or writing this info
yet.

On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 3:18 PM, startx <startx at plentyfact.org> wrote:

> hello.
>
> whenever encode video/audio into a matroska container with ffmpeg,
> i cannot get the bitrate of the streams inside the mkv later.
>
> ffmpeg later reports just "bitrate N/A", mencoder "BITRATE = 0"
>
> is this an ffmpeg issue or something i dont understand about
> the matroska container? ( i use dirac/flac inside mkv )
>
> is there any way to correct this afterwards?
>
> also is there a reason why mkvinfo does not report the bitrate of
> a stream at all? is this by design?
>
> startx
>
> PS: the files play fine though.
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