[FFmpeg-user] FFProbe: Bitrate not given in output when running on Ubuntu

Lou lou at lrcd.com
Wed Jan 23 01:04:05 CET 2013

On Tue, 22 Jan 2013 22:55:35 +0000
Billy Shambrook <billy.shambrook at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have been racking my brain and cannot see the reason for this issue.
> I have a installation of ffprobe on my windows and ubuntu machines. On
> windows, I get a bitrate output for all video/audio files, but on my ubuntu
> I do not (I get bitrate: N/A).
> Does anyone know if ffmpeg uses external libraries only available on
> windows, as this is the only reason I can think of.
> Thanks!

Please include your ffprobe commands and the complete console outputs.

Note that ffprobe in the repository is not actually ffprobe, but a fake
version that does not originate from FFmpeg. I'm guessing that you're
using real ffprobe in Windows, and the buggy fake version in Ubuntu.

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