03-07-2022 at 01:32 AM
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.FLV Files may be problematic for video submission upload.

We just received word from our video hosting provider that the .FLV file format may be problematic as an upload source.

If you have a submission video file in the .FLV format that you want to upload, it is recommended that you convert it to .mp4 before uploading it into the TG submission system.

There is an article here that discusses how to convert the .FLV file.

Thank you.

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  1. bensweeneyonbass's Avatar

    Thanks for the heads up but that's a bummer. FLV is nice and light and is the default OBS output format.

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  2. Barthax's Avatar

    I don't like recording in MP4 because it's a real pain to recover a recording which fails to complete correctly. Much better to record in FLV. However, I've just discovered OBS has a lovely "Remux Recordings" feature on the File menu. It doesn't re-encode: just copies the codec content (video+audio content) from the source file (FLV, for example) into the output file (MP4, for example). The two files will be almost identical in size after (because it is only changing that wrapper information).

    Note: for those with ffmpeg it's very simply with

    ffmpeg -i inputfile.flv -c copy outputfile.mp4

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    Updated 03-08-2022 at 06:13 AM by Barthax
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