[FFmpeg-user] filter_complex vs vf with one filter

Gyan Doshi gyandoshi at gmail.com
Sat Nov 18 07:33:56 EET 2017

On 11/18/2017 10:45 AM, Hans Carlson wrote:
> What's the difference between "-filter_complex" and "-vf" when only one 
> filter is used?  Specially, when the "scale" filter is used.

This has come up before, and looks like it hasn't been fixed.

In the filter_complex, the scale filter uses the bilinear method. In vf, 
the bicubic method.

You can use 'scale=-1:720:flags=bicubic' in filter_complex to achieve 
the same result.


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