[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] libx264: Add option to force IDR frames

Hendrik Leppkes h.leppkes at gmail.com
Tue Aug 18 17:05:40 CEST 2015

On Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 3:00 PM, Derek Buitenhuis
<derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com> wrote:
> Currently, when forcing an I frame, via API, or via the ffmpeg cli,
> using -force_key_frames, we still let x264 decide what sort of
> keyframe to user. In some cases, it is useful to be able to force
> an IDR frame, e.g. for cutting streams.

Whats the other reason for forcing a keyframe, ie. why don't we always set IDR?

- Hendrik

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