[FFmpeg-user] Reading TimeCode Track using ffmpeg
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Thu Jun 12 14:08:44 CEST 2014
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> From: ffmpeg-user-bounces at ffmpeg.org [mailto:ffmpeg-user-
> bounces at ffmpeg.org] On Behalf Of tarun singhal
> Sent: 12 June 2014 13:29
> To: FFmpeg user questions and RTFMs
> Subject: Re: [FFmpeg-user] Reading TimeCode Track using ffmpeg
> On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 11:53 PM, tarun singhal <tsinghal18 at gmail.com>
> > Hi all,
> > I am recently getting introduced to TimeCode, so pardon me if I am
> > asking kidding questions.
> > So my understanding of timecode is, a specific timecode represent each
> > and individual frame in a video
> > Q1) Do only I Frames have timecode or do each I/P/B frames have
As far as I can tell at least all MPEG-based frames have a timecode; the
frame type (I/P/B) results from the way a particular one is encoded.
> > Q2) Does ffmpeg has capability to read time code and process them
I haven't found a way of accessing timecode information using ffmpeg. I'm
not familiar with whatever additional capabilities ffmbc might have. My
enquiries regarding ffmpeg on this list haven't yielded a solution either.
I'm still holding thumbs, though!
> > Suppose I am given two time codes 01:00:00.12 and 01:20:00.24. and I
> > am asked to cut the segment from source video whose starting time code
> > is
> > 01:00:00.12 and end time code is 01:20:00.24?
> > I have read ffmbc might be a good tool. any guidance?
> > Regards,
> > Tarun Singhal
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