[FFmpeg-user] Retrieve Specific Format Tag section e.g comments as String Ouput

Ted Park kumowoon1025 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 14 17:11:04 EET 2020

> Is it possible that this same information can be retrieved using FFmpeg
> instead of FFprobe? Any hints?

The approach is somewhat different in nature but you can use the ffmetadata muxer and grep for the tag you want. e.g.

 % ffmpeg -i input -f ffmetadata -

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