[FFmpeg-user] writing output via image2 to stdout

ffmpeg at afkbio.de ffmpeg at afkbio.de
Thu May 10 21:09:24 CEST 2012

<ffmpeg <at> afkbio.de> writes:

>> I am calling ffmpeg from within another program, so ffmpeg writes 
>> the images to disk and my application reads them afterwards.
>> However I'd love to be able to grab the results directly from 
>> stdout to process them further

>Did you try -f image2pipe ?

This did indeed the trick, thanks!
This should be added to the documentation at http://ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg.html

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