[FFmpeg-user] why ffplay cannot decode a sequence that can be decoded by ffmpeg

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Tue Jun 12 00:32:50 EEST 2018

2018-06-07 23:40 GMT+02:00, mohammed bey ahmed khernache <mohbeyinfo at gmail.com>:

> My purpose is to calculate some metrics such as: fps, miss rate, etc, of
> video decoding. So I need only to decode a video without displaying it.

Sorry for missing this:
In this case, ffplay is the wrong tool for you, ffmpeg -i input -an -f null -
may be a better idea.

Carl Eugen

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