Roohbakhsh Masoud Roohbakhsh Masoud - 5 months ago 25
PHP Question

retriving video details with ffprobe in php

i'm using this command for retrieve video information in ubuntu terminal:

ffprobe -show_streams sample.mp4

this command show all information about video in terminal, but when i use this command in php and use exec function to retrieve result , return

string(0) ""

how i can retrieve result in php ?

my code:

public function information($ffmpeg,$file)
$info = exec("$ffmpeg -show_streams $file");
return $info;

Answer Source

i'm use exec function to run my command with three argument and return value with second argument:

$info = exec("$ffmpeg -show_streams $file",$output,$result);
return $output;