[Ffmpeg-devel] av_input_open_file

Michel Bardiaux mbardiaux
Wed Jul 26 14:34:19 CEST 2006

Horton, John wrote:
> Hi, I have obtained ffmpeg via the 1.0pre8 release of MPlayer and am
> trying to use av_input_open_file to open a .mov file. I have called
> av_register_all, but the av_input_open_file call always returns with
> ENOENT. Furthur investigation shows that the av_probe_input_format
> returns null (I am calling the av_input_open_file with Null, 0 and
> Null as the last three arguments). Can anyone shed any light as to
> what might be going on as I am very new to ffmpeg (only been using it
> for a couple of days and I can't seem to find this issue in any of
> the email archives) Thanks John
First question, is your mov valid? To know that, run

ffmpeg -i your.mov

and post the output.

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