[FFmpeg-user] How can I see what version of a library is linked? (e.g. libmp3lame)

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Tue Jun 12 11:11:40 EEST 2018

2018-06-12 4:42 GMT+02:00, Zak <ffmpeg-user-email at m.allo.ws>:

> 1. Was it statically or dynamically linked?
> 2. If dynamically linked, where is the libmp3lame.so file?

These two questions cannot be answered by ffmpeg, by
any executable, I suspect security considerations are
among the reasons why this is impossible.

Iirc, ldd does not work on osx, "otool -L ffmpeg" will tell you.

Version information (that may not be available for all
external libs but certainly for some) is a missing feature.

Carl Eugen

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