[MPlayer-users] feature request...

Arpi arpi at thot.banki.hu
Mon Jul 1 20:22:02 CEST 2002


> what about an avi-info mode?
> for example "mplayer -info myfile.avi" would dump some info about a
> file... i know that by now i can get many info by using mplayer -v, i
> just hoped for an easier to read... from mplayer -v i can harvest:
> fps(most of times ), audio bitrate + video bitrate, name of the audio
> video codecs, length etc...
> but mplayer -v produces something like 80lines... 
> and many times i just want to know "what codecs are used, what bpr "
> etc.

don't use -v, tehse are printed without -v too, but only these
and use -frames 0, so no ao/vo device stuff will be done, nor playback
just open file and print info

if you need just the info, feel free to use and modify test.c from

A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team

Developer of MPlayer, the Movie Player for Linux - http://www.MPlayerHQ.hu

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