How to use ffprobe

ffprobe is a powerful tool to get information about videos and live camera streams. 

How to install ffprobe?

Downloading ffmpeg


Download from official builds of ffmpeg toolchain from suitable for your operating system. Supported operating systems include Linux (Debian, Fedora, Ubuntu, RedHat), Windows and MacOS.

Source code and git clone

You can also install from source code directly by following instructions here.

git clone ffmpeg

How to use ffprobe

Once ffmpeg toolchains are installed, you can start using ffmpeg, ffplay and ffprobe – the three tools the package consists of.

The same technology has been used in 1stZoom.