[FFmpeg-user] What argument(s) does 'ashowinfo' take?

Reino Wijnsma rwijnsma at xs4all.nl
Mon Mar 2 19:34:56 EET 2020

On 2020-03-02T15:35:11+0100, Gyan Doshi <ffmpeg at gyani.pro> wrote:
> On 02-03-2020 06:24 pm, Mark Filipak wrote:
>> C:\CMD & tiny apps\ffmpeg >ffprobe -f lavfi amovie=G:\\VIDEO_TS\\VTS_01_1.VOB,ashowinfo
>> --note escaped '\'s in path to 'VTS_01_1.VOB'--
>> fails; "movie=G:\\VIDEO_TS\\VTS_01_1.VOB,showinfo: No such file or directory".
> Double escape the : and use forward slashes
>     movie=G\\:/path/to/file
Especially when your map/path contains spaces, your safest bet would be to use quotes:

ffprobe -f lavfi "amovie='G\:/VIDEO_TS/VTS_01_1.VOB',ashowinfo"

-- Reino

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