Command-line options

Command-line options are entered after the command (mp4drop) to specify various startup options for MP4drop. Some options are mandatory. Options are separated by spaces.

-m

This option is mandatory. It is used to specify the syntax format in the output file.

The syntax is shown in the following pseudocode:

mp4drop <filename1> -m <0 or 1> > <filename2>.xml
In this syntax, <filename1> is the file to be tested (for example, file_under_test.mp4); <filename1> is the name for the output XML file that contains the readable box information:
  • Use 0 to output information in an XML- and C-combined syntax.
  • Use 1 to output information in the XML-only syntax.

-h

This option is not required. It is used to display help information in the command-line window.

The syntax is shown in the following pseudocode:

mp4drop -h