[FFmpeg-user] ffprobe reported data

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Tue May 22 23:37:19 EEST 2018

2018-05-18 22:27 GMT+02:00, Alvaro Jimenez <alcejibe at hotmail.com>:
> Does FFPROBE report stream info by reading metadata or it actually
> decodes the stream to report media specs?

That depends on what you mean with "stream info".
Some of the printed information is metadata (like "id", some information
(like resolution and pix_fmt) needs decoding.

Carl Eugen

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