Using the command ffmpeg -formats, I can see that ffmpeg supports bink.

However when I use the following command:

ffmpeg -i F:\PathToFile\inputfile.bik F:\PathToFile\outputfile.mp4

I get the following error:

Invalid data found when processing input

Am I doing something wrong, do I need to supply other parameters in the command, or could it simply be that the input file is corrupt? How would I go about debugging the issue?

Note: I've tried this on the following two versions of FFMPEG: N-77782-g42c54d4 and N-82880-g02aa070. Both same result.

Edit: Full console output below. (Inserted line breaks between each configuration)

C:\FFMPEG\bin>ffmpeg -i F:\PathToFile\inputfile.bik F:\PathToFile\outputfile.mp4
ffmpeg version N-82880-g02aa070 Copyright (c) 2000-2016 the FFmpeg developers
built with gcc 5.4.0 (GCC)
libavutil      55. 43.100 / 55. 43.100
libavcodec     57. 68.100 / 57. 68.100
libavformat    57. 61.100 / 57. 61.100
libavdevice    57.  2.100 / 57.  2.100
libavfilter     6. 68.100 /  6. 68.100
libswscale      4.  3.101 /  4.  3.101
libswresample   2.  4.100 /  2.  4.100
libpostproc    54.  2.100 / 54.  2.100
F:\PathToFile\inputfile.bik: Invalid data found when processing input
  • Show the full console output, with the newer version. – Gyan Dec 21 '16 at 3:47
  • @Mulvya See edited answer. – Mike Baxter Dec 21 '16 at 19:42
  • File may be corrupt. Try samples here. Also, Bink2 video is not supported. – Gyan Dec 21 '16 at 20:27
  • @Teifi A link to the input file may be helpful. – LordNeckbeard Dec 23 '16 at 0:18

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