[FFmpeg-user] Extracting video levels on the command line

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Mon Aug 3 22:22:59 CEST 2015


On Mon, Aug 03, 2015 at 21:55:59 +0200, Robert Kr├╝ger wrote:
> Is there any other way than looking at each frame's histogram (using the
> histogram filter) and counting pixels?

It should probably be easy to write such a filter.

Have you looked at signalstats? It does seem to have the capability to
identify various statistics on the Y, U, V planes, but reports them
only in metadata, not in console output (IIUC).

Moritz


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