Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I've a H.264 stream (.264). How do I pack (mux) it into a .mp4 file? I know I need to use avconv, but I couldn't get it to work.

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

avconv -i input.264 -c:v copy output.mp4


MP4Box -add input.264 output.mp4

You can install MP4Box with

sudo apt-get install gpac
share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.