[FFmpeg-user] Minimum configuration settings for ffprobe-only

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Apr 1 15:04:21 CEST 2014

Eugene Gekhter <egekhter <at> pixcel.com> writes:

> 98% of the time ffprobe would be dealing with normal 
> consumer-generated files. Your example above is the 
> exception, not the norm.

My original suspicion was (and still is) that in 99% 
of all cases, users will upload media files and not 
files that FFmpeg cannot read.

And please note that random data is typically recognized 
as mp3 or aac.

Carl Eugen

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