[FFmpeg-user] 'Duration: N/A' for some videos ?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Fri Aug 30 12:27:07 CEST 2013

Shyam Sundar <sw.craftsman <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Bit-rate is understood ... I want to find out the 
> 'duration' using FFProbe like how it used to give before.

It was wrong before.

> The newer version also gives only the max
> bit-rate but not the duration.

Because the duration is unknown:
Known are filesize and maximum duration, you have to 
decode to know the actual duration.

Carl Eugen

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