I just want to see how many streams are inside my video file.
I looked at the official documentation and I cannot see what option I can use. Perhaps another command/terminal app can do something similar?
Any ideas how it can be done?
If you have
ffprobe <input> -show_entries format=nb_streams -v 0 -of compact=p=0:nk=1
You can also filter for video or audio streams by adding
-select_streams v or
-select_streams a, respectively. See the manual for more details.
If you do not have
ffmpeg can be used too, but in a slightly less robust way (i.e., this may break if the output format changes or something contains the words "Stream #" in the output):
ffmpeg -i <input> 2>&1 | grep "Stream #" | wc -l