[FFmpeg-user] how to use ffprobe with Windows7

Kieran O Leary kieran.o.leary at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 10:35:35 EET 2018

On Thu, 22 Nov 2018, 08:21 Michael Koch <astroelectronic at t-online.de wrote:

> My question is how to use ffprobe on a Windows7 system. So far, I've
> used the following three step procedure:
> 1. create or edit a batch file which contains two lines:
>        c://ffmpeg/ffprobe myvideo.mp4
>        pause
> 2. save the batch file
> 3. start the batch file
> This works fine but it's time consuming.
> I could create a link to ffprobe on the desktop, and draw the video with
> the mouse over this link. Then the problem is that the window closes
> immediately when ffprobe has finished. Is there any trick to avoid that
> the window closes?

Yes, open CMD,then drag and drop the batch file into the terminal window
and press Enter.
Or just run ffprobe directly in the terminal.

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