[FFmpeg-user] FFPLAY

Carl Zwanzig cpz at tuunq.com
Tue Sep 19 21:16:37 EEST 2023

On 9/19/2023 11:05 AM, Def Etienne wrote:
> And ffplay might not be the recommend tool for your tasks.

"FFplay is a very simple and portable media player using the FFmpeg 
libraries and the SDL library. It is mostly used as a testbed for the 
various FFmpeg APIs." (https://ffmpeg.org/ffplay.html, which should also 
answer the question of how to select a stream)

> Try the mpv player to use the command line.

Or mplayer, or vlc, or.... Most players have enough control from the command 


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