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oldo / video-metada-finder.py
Last active Oct 12, 2021
A python function utilising `ffprobe` to find any metadata related to a video file. Examples of what it can find include bitrate, fps, codec details, duration and many more. This gist returns the video height and width as an example.
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#!/usr/local/bin/python3
import subprocess
import shlex
import json
# function to find the resolution of the input video file
def findVideoMetada(pathToInputVideo):
cmd = "ffprobe -v quiet -print_format json -show_streams"
args = shlex.split(cmd)
args.append(pathToInputVideo)