[FFmpeg-devel] Unicode filenames on Windows

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sat Apr 7 20:48:47 CEST 2012

On Sat, Apr 07, 2012 at 08:38:03PM +0200, dogwhis wrote:
> Thanks for your answer. The HTPC software feeds the unicode filename
> movie via command line automatically. Manually testing the ffmpeg
> through cmd.exe (Win7) still gives me trouble with these unicode
> symbols. Could you make it work with this filename?
> 20120407_13-14-01_TV3_Greedy - ★★★★★★☆☆☆☆.ts
> If so how?
> Hopefully your e-mail application supports unicode in order to be
> abled to see the stars.
> Maybe you have some .ts file you could rename.

This belongs on -users or probably rather some Windows-related
Since those characters are almost certainly not part of the system
charset to my knowledge it will not be possible to enter them at the console.
A process using them as CreateProcessW argument should work just fine

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