[FFmpeg-user] flame about confusing command line options.

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Tue Jan 5 17:19:57 CET 2016

Am 05.01.2016 um 17:00 schrieb Phil Rhodes:
>>   thinking one can develop a GUI which is usable and supports all of the > features of ffmpeg or even a large part of them is naive
> Well, possibly, but the problem is that the CLI doesn't do a very good job of it either. Inasmuch as CLI discoverability is effectively zero, it doesn't do any job of it.
> Yes, there need to be possibly different GUIs, or a GUI with different pages, for various tasks. But it's madness to completely decry the idea on the basis that it can't include everything.

no - the idea is to provide ffmpeg
that is what the developers are doing

when you want a GUI you can write one just sticking together the CLI 
params based on whatever forms and dialogs

or just use google and download one of the existing GUIs


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