[Libav-user] how to start with ffmpeg

Brad Hards bradh at frogmouth.net
Fri Sep 3 02:06:25 EEST 2021

On Friday, 3 September 2021 8:53:08 AM AEST mr N wrote:
> thank very much for replying
> I'm a C++ programmer I want to start using ffmpeg.
You still haven't told us *why* you want to use it. What are you hoping to 

> How to link ffmpeg  with Visual Studio
> and a hello program programm to create a video from images for ex, or
> convert a video to another format?
The project convention is not to top post. I don't really care, but some 
people won't respond if you don't conform to the community expectations.

There are numerous examples in the doc/examples/ directory in the 
distribution, or you could look at the code in the tools/ directory for a 
large example.

For linking (or building) specifically for Windows, see



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