Flash Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - Version 3.02, by Dr. Herong Yang
Playing Movie with FFmpeg "ffplay" Command
This section provides a tutorial example on how to use the FFmpeg 'ffplay' command to play movie file stored in MPEG4 (*.mp4) format.
In order to play the FFmpeg tool and video stream SWF files, let's go download a short animation movie called "Animation Showreel 2009" produced by Tony Mines:
Now open a command window and use "ffplay" from FFmpeg to play the movie:
C:\>cd \herong C:\herong>\local\ffmpeg\bin\ffplay Tony_reelshow_2009_512kb.mp4
The movie will be played. Enjoy it.
Last update: 2014.
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