[FFmpeg-user] Slow speed when sub-clipping .mxf

Media Mouth communque at gmail.com
Wed Jun 21 22:53:12 EEST 2023

> On 6/21/2023 12:26 PM, Media Mouth wrote:
>> Indeed putting the -ss and -t before the -i made all the difference.
>> I'm still curious why / what the meaning is.  FFmpeg is quite the mystery box.
> On Jun 21, 2023, at 12:50, Carl Zwanzig <cpz at tuunq.com> wrote:
> Options generally apply to what follows, not what precedes. Putting the seek time before the input spec seeks on the input, putting it after seeks on the decoded stream.
> z!

Mystery resolved.  Thanks Carl!

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