[FFmpeg-user] ffprobe get codec

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Fri Sep 25 17:52:34 CEST 2015

Hi Martin,

On Fri, Sep 25, 2015 at 13:49:40 +0200, Martin Schmidt wrote:
> I can do this:
> "C:\Program Files (x86)\FFMPEG\bin\ffprobe" -v error -of 
> default=nokey=1:noprint_wrappers=1 -select_streams v:0 -show_entries 
> stream=width "input.mov"
> So my guess is I can also only get the codec name?

Sure, select "codec_name" (i.e. "-show_entries stream=codec_name") instead of


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