[FFmpeg-user] Get the codec used

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Thu May 24 09:15:22 CEST 2012

Rossana Guerra <guerra.rossana <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Hello, I'd like to get te codec being used by an avi file.
> I thought it was with the -i option, but it wasn't i used this option 
> with twi .AVI that have different codec and I don't see the difference.

(Command line and complete, uncut console output missing.)
ffmpeg -i is supposed to give you many informations about the input 
file, including the codec used to encode.

Carl Eugen

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