What is ffmpeg-dl?

Why do we have ffmpeg-dl and ffmpeg?

I'd assume the -dl is for dynamic linking?

I'm not sure, but the …-dl version of Ffmpeg is only for 32-bit Arm; it isn't present on other platforms.

(I remember when parsing the Channels download/install scripts, that the …-dl version was only added for armv7 platforms, which for the most part was relegated to Pi.)

$ ./ffmpeg-dl
Hyper fast Audio and Video encoder
usage: ffmpeg [options] [[infile options] -i infile]... {[outfile options] outfile}...

Use -h to get full help or, even better, run 'man ffmpeg'

Yes the linkage is different which is required for certain platforms and drivers.

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