[FFmpeg-user] Best documentation web site ( or other source )

Phil Rhodes phil_rhodes at rocketmail.com
Mon Dec 16 15:54:45 CET 2013

> I do not understand this, what is not documented?
> http://ffmpeg.org/documentation.html

The problem is that it's just a list of features. Carefully writing down the names of all the things that a program does is not adequate documentation. There is almost no usage information. I mean, I'm a reasonably experienced computer user, and I'm not sure what you mean by:

ffmpeg [global_options] {[input_file_options] -i ‘input_file’} ... {[output_file_options] ‘output_file’} ...

There is no basic introduction to typical tasks, examples, definitions of terms, or anything of that sort.

This is how you document commandline software:



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