[FFmpeg-user] I'm playing audio on my Linux PC from the WWW. Can I record it to a file with ffmpeg?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Thu Jan 2 13:24:10 CET 2014

Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos <at> ag.or.at> writes:

> > > > ffmpeg -f alsa -i hw:0,2 alsaout.wav
> > > > ffmpeg version 0.8.9-4:0.8.9-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
> > > 
> > > This is not FFmpeg but an intentionally broken version 
> > > with several hundred known bugs not present in FFmpeg, 
> > > some of them security-relevant. 
> > 
> > I don't understand.  Why do you think it isn't ffmpeg?
> The version as such does not exist in FFmpeg.

The avoid any confusion here:
While the version number as printed does not exist for 
the FFmpeg project, I "think" (read: know) that this 
is not FFmpeg because of the copyright notice (that I 
removed from my email).

Carl Eugen

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