Generate a Matroska/FFV1 file

The Bash script make_ffv1 generates an FFV1 file of a video file or a folder containing single images, and wraps it into a Matroska container (.mkv). The program is part of Bash AVpres, released under a 3-Clause BSD License and provided “as is” without warranty or support of any kind.

Documentation

A short help message is embedded into the script:

$ make_ffv1 -h
Usage:
  make_ffv1 -i <input_path> -o <output_file>
  make_ffv1 (-h|-x)
Options:
  -i  input file (stream based) or folder (single-image based)
  -o  output file
  -h  this help
  -x  advanced options with their default arguments
Dependencies:
  ffmpeg and ffprobe
See also:
  man make_ffv1
  https://avpres.net/Bash_AVpres/
About:
  Abstract: Make a Matroska/FFV1 file
  Version:  2020-11-07
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The detailed manual page is installed together with the script (man make_ffv1) and is available also as a PDF file.


2020–11–08