[FFmpeg-user] How to identify the format of a video file with no extension?

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sun Mar 8 17:16:36 EET 2020

> Am 08.03.2020 um 14:38 schrieb mikelee164396 <mikelee164396 at 163.com>:
> Video file has no extension. How to identify the format of the video file (such as MP4, MOV, avi, etc)?

Not sure if I understand your question but note that FFmpeg ignores the extension for the formats you listed.

Carl Eugen

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