[FFmpeg-user] mp3 duration is not correct

Kimio Miyamura xanadu at apost.plala.or.jp
Thu Jul 17 14:56:44 CEST 2014

2014/07/17 19:28、Abu Abdullah <falcon.sheep <at> gmail.com> Wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 1:21 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos <at> ag.or.at> wrote:
>> Abu Abdullah <falcon.sheep <at> gmail.com> writes:
>>> i have this file which is giving wrong duration (6
>>> sec where it is 54 sec):
>>> http://www.maknoon.com/download/audios/quran/alafasy/114.mp3
>> Is there an application that shows the correct length
>> (without decoding the file)?
> in windows you just need to rollover the mouse and the properties
> dialog will show you the the duration correctly. or just simply right
> click and check the properties.
> i didn't try a specific application

I have downloaded "114.mp3" and found my Mac OS X 10.9.4 shows same duration as ffmpeg or ffprobe output.

I also tried a codec checker called "SinkuSuperLite.exe", then it shows 6.817 sec.
My Windows 8.1 shows 53 sec, but it might be wrong calculation.  

Your file seems to be longer than the duration which shows ffmpeg, Mac, and SinkuSuperLite.exe, but I suppose this might be some corruption in mp3 file.

FYI: You can download "SinkuSuperLite.exe" at:

// Miya

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