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How to remove data streams using FFmpeg

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Setting up#

First make sure you have FFmpeg installed. Follow this guide if you haven't already:

https://docs.tdarr.io/blog/how-to-install-ffmpeg

Running the CLI#

To remove data streams from a media file, simply use the following command:

ffmpeg -i "C:\Transcode\input.mkv" -map 0 -c copy -dn "C:\Transcode\output.mkv"

The -dn flag will automatically detect and remove data streams.

You can automate this process on your files using the following Tdarr Plugins:

Tdarr_Plugin_vdka_Remove_DataStreams

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