[FFmpeg-user] Images to video under Windows

Gyan gyandoshi at gmail.com
Tue May 23 11:58:11 EEST 2017

On Tue, May 23, 2017 at 2:05 PM, Wolfgang Hugemann <auto at hugemann.de> wrote:

> > e.g.   cat *.jpg | ffmpeg -f image2pipe -framerate 25 -i - out.mp4
> Does piping really work under Windows? The Windows equivalent to 'cat'
> would be 'dir /b'. But changing the command line this way creates an error
> that basically says that the input stream is empty.
> I couldn't find any example for input piping with ffmpeg on Windows. Are
> you sure that it functions at all?
This works for me in the cmd shell on Win7:

    type *.jpg | ffmpeg -f image2pipe -i - {encoding options) output.ext

In any case, dir /b produces a listing. cat/type emit the data of the

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