[FFmpeg-user] Help- how to set user agent ffmpeg

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Thu Mar 17 14:13:00 CET 2016

Hi Sunil,

On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 17:52:37 +0530, Sunil M.S wrote:

> Error message : Unrecognized option 'headers'


> ffmpeg version 0.10.15 Copyright (c) 2000-2014 the FFmpeg developers
>   built on Aug 30 2014 15:49:19 with gcc 4.4.7 20120313 (Red Hat 4.4.7-3)

Where in the world did you get this version, and why are you using it?
(Presumably because it's available in RPMFusion for RHEL/CentOS?).

Even if that is not the reason why we recommend to use newer versions -
there are various other great reasons - this old version probably
doesn't understand the "-headers" oder "-user-agent" options.

Try a build of latest git master HEAD (or 3.0), it should work just
fine. As mentioned, there's a specific "-user-agent" option for your


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