[FFmpeg-user] determining average audio level

Clément Bœsch ubitux at gmail.com
Thu Apr 18 02:34:43 CEST 2013

On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 05:29:19PM -0700, mark edwards wrote:
> hello all -
> i am sorry to ask such a basic question but my brain is shot today.
> i need to determine if i have a totally blank audio file or not.
>  apparently just looking at the file size is not an answer!
> if i wanted to use ffmpeg (or ffprobe?) to determine if there is any audio
> content there, what is the best way to do it?   average audio level or
> something equally easy?

Potential solutions here:


Clément B.
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