Get The Length/Duration Of A Video With ffmpeg/ffprobe

This is what I use to pull the duration time for videos in my projects:

ffprobe -v error -show_entries format=duration \
-of default=noprint_wrappers=1:nokey=1 \
  • It gets the length of the container

  • If the stream lenghts are different or if the file format doesn't work with the above command >this page>> has more details. It's where I got the solution from