[FFmpeg-user] The Start time is wrong when use -ss 00:00:00.00

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Mon Nov 19 13:07:36 CET 2012

Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos <at> ag.or.at> writes:

> Rodney Baker <rodney.baker <at> iinet.net.au> writes:
> > Some time in the last couple of weeks, when converting 
> > files using -ss and -t I got a message from ffmpeg to the 
> > effect that -t applies to the output file and should be 
> > specified accordingly.
> While it is true that -t should not be put in front of the 
> input file (what does it mean if you encode to several 
> output files?), it works fine here (for the first output 
> file) and the warning it outputs seems to make sense to me.

I missed that -t used to be an input option in the past, 
and was changed to an output option (over a year ago?).
The output option is more flexible, but it was a change 

Carl Eugen

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