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Format And Codecs

Setting Default Description
format Determined by the output filename and then video or audio codec. Otherwise: mp4 (for standard outputs); ts (for segmented outputs). The output format to use.
video_codec Determined by the format, profile, or audio_codec. h264 if none are provided. The video codec to use.
audio_codec Determined by the format, profile, or video_codec. aac if none are provided. The audio codec to use.