FFPLAY(1)FFPLAY(1)NAMEffplay - FFplay media player
SYNOPSISffplay [options] input_file
FFplay is a very simple and portable media player using the FFmpeg
libraries and the SDL library. It is mostly used as a testbed for the
various FFmpeg APIs.
-h Show help.
-L Show license.
Show available formats, codecs, protocols, ...
Force displayed width.
Force displayed height.
Set frame size (WxH or abbreviation), needed for videos which don't
contain a header with the frame size like raw YUV.
-an Disable audio.
-vn Disable video.
Seek to a given position in seconds.
Seek by bytes.
Disable graphical display.
Set pixel format.
Show the stream duration, the codec parameters, the current posi‐
tion in the stream and the audio/video synchronisation drift.
Print specific debug info.
Work around bugs.
Visualize motion vectors.
Force RTP/TCP protocol usage instead of RTP/UDP. It is only mean‐
ingful if you are streaming with the RTSP protocol.
Set the master clock to audio ("type=audio"), video ("type=video")
or external ("type=ext"). Default is audio. The master clock is
used to control audio-video synchronization. Most media players use
audio as master clock, but in some cases (streaming or high quality
broadcast) it is necessary to change that. This option is mainly
used for debugging purposes.
Set the thread count.
f Toggle full screen.
a Cycle audio channel.
v Cycle video channel.
w Show audio waves.
Seek backward/forward 10 seconds.
Seek backward/forward 1 minute.
Seek to percentage in file corresponding to fraction of width.
SEE ALSOffmpeg(1), ffserver(1) and the HTML documentation of ffmpeg.