ffmpeg -h long

(additionally to the output of ffmpeg -h)

Advanced global options:

-cpuflags flags force specific cpu flags
-hide_banner hide_banner do not show program banner
-copy_unknown Copy unknown stream types
-benchmark add timings for benchmarking
-benchmark_all add timings for each task
-progress url write program-readable progress information
-stdin enable or disable interaction on standard input
-timelimit limit set max runtime in seconds
-dump dump each input packet
-hex when dumping packets, also dump the payload
-vsync video sync method
-frame_drop_threshold frame drop threshold
-async audio sync method
-adrift_threshold threshold audio drift threshold
-copyts copy timestamps
-start_at_zero shift input timestamps to start at 0 when using copyts
-copytb mode copy input stream time base when stream copying
-dts_delta_threshold threshold timestamp discontinuity delta threshold
-dts_error_threshold threshold timestamp error delta threshold
-xerror error exit on error
-abort_on flags abort on the specified condition flags
-filter_complex graph_description create a complex filtergraph
-lavfi graph_description create a complex filtergraph
-filter_complex_script filename read complex filtergraph description from a file
-debug_ts print timestamp debugging info
-intra deprecated use -g 1
-sameq Removed
-same_quant Removed
-deinterlace this option is deprecated, use the yadif filter instead
-psnr calculate PSNR of compressed frames
-vstats dump video coding statistics to file
-vstats_file file dump video coding statistics to file
-vstats_version Version of the vstats format to use.
-qphist show QP histogram
-videotoolbox_pixfmt
-hwaccel_lax_profile_check attempt to decode anyway if HW accelerated decoder’s supported profiles do not exactly match the stream
-vc channel deprecated, use -channel
-tvstd standard deprecated, use -standard
-isync this option is deprecated and does nothing
-override_ffserver override the options from ffserver
-sdp_file file specify a file in which to print sdp information
-init_hw_device args initialise hardware device
-filter_hw_device device set hardware device used when filtering

Advanced per-file options:

-map [-]input_file_id[:stream_specifier][,sync_file_id[:stream_s set input stream mapping
-map_channel file.stream.channel[:syncfile.syncstream] map an audio channel from one stream to another
-map_chapters input_file_index set chapters mapping
-accurate_seek enable/disable accurate seeking with -ss
-itsoffset time_off set the input ts offset
-itsscale scale set the input ts scale
-dframes number set the number of data frames to output
-re read input at native frame rate
-shortest finish encoding within shortest input
-copyinkf copy initial non-keyframes
-copypriorss copy or discard frames before start time
-tag fourcc/tag force codec tag/fourcc
-q q use fixed quality scale (VBR)
-qscale q use fixed quality scale (VBR)
-profile profile set profile
-attach filename add an attachment to the output file
-dump_attachment filename extract an attachment into a file
-stream_loop loop count set number of times input stream shall be looped
-thread_queue_size set the maximum number of queued packets from the demuxer
-find_stream_info read and decode the streams to fill missing information with heuristics
-autorotate automatically insert correct rotate filters
-muxdelay seconds set the maximum demux-decode delay
-muxpreload seconds set the initial demux-decode delay
-time_base ratio set the desired time base hint for output stream (1:24, 1:48000 or 0.04166, 2.0833e-5)
-enc_time_base ratio set the desired time base for the encoder (1:24, 1:48000 or 0.04166, 2.0833e-5). two special values are defined – 0 = use frame rate (video) or sample rate (audio),-1 = match source time base
-bsf bitstream_filters A comma-separated list of bitstream filters
-fpre filename set options from indicated preset file
-max_muxing_queue_size packets maximum number of packets that can be buffered while waiting for all streams to initialize
-dcodec codec force data codec (‘copy’ to copy stream)

Advanced Video options:

-pix_fmt format set pixel format
-intra deprecated use -g 1
-rc_override override rate control override for specific intervals
-sameq Removed
-same_quant Removed
-passlogfile prefix select two pass log file name prefix
-deinterlace this option is deprecated, use the yadif filter instead
-psnr calculate PSNR of compressed frames
-vstats dump video coding statistics to file
-vstats_file file dump video coding statistics to file
-vstats_version Version of the vstats format to use.
-intra_matrix matrix specify intra matrix coeffs
-inter_matrix matrix specify inter matrix coeffs
-chroma_intra_matrix matrix specify intra matrix coeffs
-top top=1/bottom=0/auto=-1 field first
-vtag fourcc/tag force video tag/fourcc
-qphist show QP histogram
-force_fps force the selected framerate, disable the best supported framerate selection
-streamid streamIndex:value set the value of an outfile streamid
-force_key_frames timestamps force key frames at specified timestamps
-hwaccel hwaccel name use HW accelerated decoding
-hwaccel_device devicename select a device for HW acceleration
-hwaccel_output_format format select output format used with HW accelerated decoding
-vc channel deprecated, use -channel
-tvstd standard deprecated, use -standard
-vbsf video bitstream_filters deprecated
-vpre preset set the video options to the indicated preset

Advanced Audio options:

-atag fourcc/tag force audio tag/fourcc
-sample_fmt format set sample format
-channel_layout layout set channel layout
-guess_layout_max set the maximum number of channels to try to guess the channel layout
-absf audio bitstream_filters deprecated
-apre preset set the audio options to the indicated preset