[FFmpeg-user] FFMPEG silent output

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Thu Jul 9 10:31:30 CEST 2015

On Thu, Jul 09, 2015 at 01:38:37 +0200, Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 09.07.2015 um 01:20 schrieb Dani A:
> > How can I get rid of FFMPEG long output? Is there a specific switch
> > that will make FFMPEG work silently without showing too much text
> > on the screen?

> as for any other cli application just redirect stdout and/or stderr to a 
> file or /dev/null

The "-loglevel <N>" option also nicely controls the amount and "quality" of
output. Described in this section of the docs:


Depending on what you want to see, "quiet", "panic" or "fatal" could be
the right ones for you.


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