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I am converting a bunch of video recorded with iPad (mov format) into mp4 with ffmpeg (version: ffmpeg version 4.2.1-0york0~18.04.1) under Linux Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

This is the code template I am using

ffmpeg -v warning -hide_banner -stats \
       -threads 6  -i input.mov        \
       -metadata title="Title of the video"    \
       -metadata artist="Me"  \
       -metadata comment="Video recorded with iPad"    \
       -c:v libx264 -preset slow -tune film -crf 28  \
       -c:a libfdk_aac  -ab 120k   -ac 1  -ar 32000   \
       output.mp4

ffmpeg does a great job in converting and recoding these files, however when I inspect the files they don't have the metadata. I tried to read metadata with various software (VNC, mediainfo, exiftool, etc). But it seems the processed files do not contain any metadata.

I can't see what's the problem since it seems this is the way to write metadata.

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