How to determine which codec a video is encoded in

Karl Larsen klarsen1 at
Mon Jul 5 18:34:33 UTC 2010

On 07/05/2010 10:36 AM, James Bensley wrote:
> Just paly it in VLC or SMplayer/Mplayer and look at the codec details there?
         I found out that doing this displays the codec details. In a 
terminal type:

$ file name where name is the file name you want to check. It is simple 
and fast.

73 Karl


	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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