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List of supported formats

Actually we support reading of almost all audio and video formats.

But in case you need a list:

ExtensionDescription
3g2 3GP2 format
3gp 3GP format
4xm 4X Technologies format
a64 a64 - video for Commodore 64
aac raw ADTS AAC
ac3 raw AC-3
act ACT Voice file format
adf Artworx Data Format
adts ADTS AAC
adx CRI ADX
aea MD STUDIO audio
aiff Audio IFF
alaw PCM A-law format
alsa ALSA audio output
amr 3GPP AMR file format
anm Deluxe Paint Animation
apc CRYO APC format
ape Monkey's Audio
asf ASF format
asf_stream ASF format
ass Advanced SubStation Alpha subtitle
au SUN AU format
avi AVI format
avm2 Flash 9 (AVM2) format
avs AVS format
bethsoftvid Bethesda Softworks VID format
bfi Brute Force & Ignorance
bin Binary text
bink Bink
bit G.729 BIT file format
bmv Discworld II BMV
c93 Interplay C93
caf Apple Core Audio Format
cavsvideo raw Chinese AVS video
cdg CD Graphics Format
cdxl Commodore CDXL video format
crc CRC testing format
daud D-Cinema audio format
dfa Chronomaster DFA
dirac raw Dirac
dnxhd raw DNxHD (SMPTE VC-3)
dsicin Delphine Software International CIN
dts raw DTS
dv DV video format
dv1394 DV1394 A/V grab
dvd MPEG-2 PS format (DVD VOB)
dxa DXA
ea Electronic Arts Multimedia Format
ea_cdata Electronic Arts cdata
eac3 raw E-AC-3
f32be PCM 32 bit floating-point big-endian
f32le PCM 32 bit floating-point little-endian
f64be PCM 64 bit floating-point big-endian
f64le PCM 64 bit floating-point little-endian
fbdev Linux framebuffer
ffm FFM (FFserver live feed)
ffmetadata FFmpeg metadata in text
film_cpk Sega FILM/CPK
filmstrip Adobe Filmstrip
flac raw FLAC
flic FLI/FLC/FLX animation
flv FLV format
framecrc framecrc testing
framemd5 Per-frame MD5 testing
g722 raw G.722
g723_1 raw G.723.1
g729 G.729 raw format demuxer
gif GIF Animation
gsm raw GSM
gxf GXF format
h261 raw H.261
h263 raw H.263
h264 raw H.264 video
hls,applehttp Apple HTTP Live Streaming
ico Microsoft Windows ICO
idcin id Cinematic
idf iCE Draw File
iff Interchange File Format
image2 image2 sequence
image2pipe piped image2 sequence
ingenient raw Ingenient MJPEG
ipmovie Interplay MVE
ipod iPod H.264 MP4
ismv ISMV/ISMA (Smooth Streaming)
iss Funcom ISS format
iv8 IndigoVision 8000 video server
ivf On2 IVF
jack JACK Audio Connection Kit
jacosub JACOsub subtitle
jv Bitmap Brothers JV
latm LOAS/LATM
lavfi Libavfilter virtual input device
libdc1394 dc1394 v.2 A/V grab
lmlm4 lmlm4 raw format
loas LOAS AudioSyncStream
lxf VR native stream format (LXF)
m4v raw MPEG-4 video format
matroska Matroska file
matroska, webm Matroska/WebM file
md5 MD5 testing
mgsts Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes
microdvd MicroDVD subtitle
mjpeg raw MJPEG video
mlp raw MLP
mm American Laser Games MM
mmf Yamaha SMAF
mov MOV format
mov, mp4, m4a,
3gp, 3g2, mj2
QuickTime/MPEG-4/Motion JPEG 2000
mp2 MPEG audio layer 2
mp3 MPEG audio layer 3
mp4 MP4 format
mpc Musepack
mpc8 Musepack SV8
mpeg MPEG-1 System
mpeg1video raw MPEG-1 video
mpeg2video raw MPEG-2 video
mpegts MPEG-2 transport stream
mpegtsraw MPEG-2 raw transport stream
mpegvideo raw MPEG video
mpjpeg MIME multipart JPEG
msnwctcp MSN TCP Webcam stream
mtv MTV format
mulaw PCM mu-law
mvi Motion Pixels MVI
mxf Material eXchange
mxf_d10 Material eXchange Format, D-10 Mapping
mxg MxPEG clip file
nc NC camera feed
nsv Nullsoft Streaming Video
null raw null video
nut NUT format
nuv NuppelVideo
ogg Ogg
oma Sony OpenMG audio
oss Open Sound System playback
pmp Playstation Portable PMP
psp PSP MP4 format
psxstr Sony Playstation STR
pva TechnoTrend PVA file and stream
qcp QCP format
r3d REDCODE R3D
rawvideo raw video
rcv VC-1 test bitstream
rl2 RL2 format
rm RealMedia
roq raw id RoQ
rpl RPL/ARMovie
rso Lego Mindstorms RSO
rtp RTP output
rtsp RTSP output
s16be PCM signed 16 bit big-endian
s16le PCM signed 16 bit little-endian
s24be PCM signed 24 bit big-endian
s24le PCM signed 24 bit little-endian
s32be PCM signed 32 bit big-endian
s32le PCM signed 32 bit little-endian
s8 PCM signed 8 bit
sap SAP output
sbg SBaGen binaural beats script
sdl SDL output device
sdp SDP
segment segment muxer
shn raw Shorten
siff Beam Software SIFF
smjpeg Loki SDL MJPEG
smk Smacker video
sol Sierra SOL
sox SoX native
spdif IEC 61937 (used on S/PDIF - IEC958)
srt SubRip subtitle
svcd MPEG-2 PS format (VOB)
swf Flash
thp THP
tiertexseq Tiertex Limited SEQ
tmv 8088flex TMV
truehd raw TrueHD
tta True Audio
tty Tele-typewriter
txd Renderware TeXture Dictionary
u16be PCM unsigned 16 bit big-endian
u16le PCM unsigned 16 bit little-endian
u24be PCM unsigned 24 bit big-endian
u24le PCM unsigned 24 bit little-endian
u32be PCM unsigned 32 bit big-endian
u32le PCM unsigned 32 bit little-endian
u8 PCM unsigned 8 bit format
vc1 raw VC-1
vc1test VC-1 test bitstream
vcd MPEG-1 System format (VCD)
video4linux2, v4l2 Video4Linux2 device grab
vmd Sierra VMD format
vob MPEG-2 PS format (VOB)
voc Creative Voice file
w64 Sony Wave64
wav WAV
wc3movie Wing Commander III movie
webm WebM file
wsaud Westwood Studios audio
wsvqa Westwood Studios VQA
wtv Windows Television (WTV)
wv WavPack
xa Maxis XA File
xbin eXtended BINary text (XBIN)
xmv Microsoft XMV
xwma Microsoft xWMA
yop Psygnosis YOP
yuv4mpegpipe YUV4MPEG pipe
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