[FFmpeg-user] Reidrecting showinfo output

Tim Nicholson tim.nicholson at bbc.co.uk
Fri Dec 2 13:12:39 CET 2011

On 02/12/11 12:08, Mark Himsley wrote:
> On 02/12/2011 08:40, Tim Nicholson wrote:
>> I find the showinfo output useful for various diagnostic tasks, but
>> would find it more so if I could redirect its output to file.
>> I have tried the following:-
>> ffmpeg -i infile -vf showinfo -f mp4 -an -c:v copy -y /dev/null 2>  info.txt
> video filters are bypassed when you copy.

Good point, I had it working fine, then tried to tidy it up a bit and 
made too many changes at once to spot that... DOH!


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