[FFmpeg-user] Unknown type video file

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Oct 21 20:30:39 CEST 2015

Virgil Stokes <vs <at> it.uu.se> writes:

> How can one extract the type of video file when it has a name that 
> gives no hint as to what type of video file it is (e.g. e45612mj is the 
> name of the file)?
> Note, there is no suffix (file extension).

FFmpeg ignores the suffix / file extension.

Carl Eugen

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