[FFmpeg-user] FFprobe scripting question
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Sat Jun 16 01:03:11 CEST 2012
On date Friday 2012-06-15 17:47:39 +0200, Clément Bœsch encoded:
> On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 05:05:11PM +0930, Rodney Baker wrote:
> > Hi all. Is there an easy way to use FFprobe in a script to get just the size
> > or bitrate of a video stream? I have a video conversion script using FFmpeg
> > and I want to make a decision on encoding bitrate based on whether or not the
> > original stream is a HD (1440x1080) or SD (720x576) stream (as recorded from a
> > dvb-t card).
> > I know I could probably do it using something like
> > ffprobe -show_streams 2>/dev/null | grep 'width'
> > and then strip off the "width=" string but I was kind of hoping there might be
> > an easier way to do it.
> ffprobe -v 0 -show_streams | grep width
ffprobe INPUT -show_streams -print_format default=nk=1:nw=1 | sed -n 9p
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