[FFmpeg-devel] Statistics pseudo-formats

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Thu Sep 24 20:57:53 CEST 2009

On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 08:34:39PM +0200, Nicolas George wrote:
> I was wondering if ffmpeg developers would consider the addition of pseudo
> formats that actually compute statistics.
> For example:
> ffmpeg -i some-file.ogg -f stats-volume -
> would just print volume statistics for the input file.
> There are at least two such pseudo formats I would like to submit (audio
> volume and down-mixing coefficients detection), but I would rather not waste
> time implementing the link to lavf API if they would be rejected on
> principle.

Given that -f crc and -f framecrc already exist this obviously will not
be rejected _on principle_.

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