[FFmpeg-user] How to calculate the real (!) average variable video bitrate of a whole video with ffmpeg?

Peter van Houten petervdh at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 18:01:57 EET 2018

On 03-11-2018 14:24 GMT+01:00, Ben <bxstover-at-yahoo.co.uk at ffmpeg.org>
> Assume I have a AVI, MP4 or MKV video which is encoded with a 
> variable video bitrate.
> Now I want to findout the average video bitrate across the WHOLE (!)
> video.
Not ffmpeg but you mentioned mediainfo, so:

mediainfo --parsespeed=1 --output='Video;%BitRate% bps\n' <video file name>


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