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Date: 2010jul11
Product: ffmpeg

Q.  How can I use ffmpeg to get the dimensions and other info about a video?

A.  Do this:

ffmpeg -i <your-video>
Examples:
ffmpeg -i myvideo.mov (Quicktime) ffmpeg -i myvideo.mpg (MPEG) ffmpeg -i myvideo.m4v (MP4 video)
The output is a bit messy but the info is there.