[FFmpeg-user] How to Decode h264 Video Stream?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Fri Sep 14 19:28:07 CEST 2012

Roger Pack <rogerdpack2 <at> gmail.com> writes:

> > I'm new of FFmpeg, I want to decode an h264 video stream. 
> > I have built the latest FFmpeg source code successfully. 
> > But I don't know how to use ffmpeg binary, the argument is 
> > too complex. Who can help me ?
> It's a "raw" h264 stream? (I guess that's possible?)
> If it is then
> ffmpeg -format h264 -i input ...

Apart from the fact that it would be a (serious?) bug if -f h264 
is needed, I fear that a user who asks how to decode h264 will 
not be able to replace "..." with something appropriate.

Carl Eugen

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