libswscale - Man Page

video scaling and pixel format conversion library


The libswscale library performs highly optimized image scaling and colorspace and pixel format conversion operations.

Specifically, this library performs the following conversions:

See Also

ffmpeg(1), ffplay(1), ffprobe(1), ffmpeg-scaler(1), libavutil(3)


The FFmpeg developers.

For details about the authorship, see the Git history of the project (, e.g. by typing the command git log in the FFmpeg source directory, or browsing the online repository at <>.

Maintainers for the specific components are listed in the file MAINTAINERS in the source code tree.

Referenced By

ffmpeg-scaler(1), libavfilter(3).