[MEncoder-users] a-v synchronization problems of some NTSC DVDs with -oac copy

Rich Felker dalias at aerifal.cx
Sun Apr 24 20:34:06 CEST 2005

On Sun, Apr 24, 2005 at 01:29:00PM -0400, David Soukal wrote:
> Hello,
> I have recently ran into A-V synchronization problems while encoding
> some NTSC DVDs. I looked at the mailing list archive and found very
> similar symptoms in a thread by Corey Hickey on March 15th ("a-v sync
> problems with pullup, softskip (only on some DVDs)"). I have studied the
> answers but I was unable to fix the problem. It seems that the problem
> was a bug in the code that has been fixed. But I didn't find a reference
> to the version of MPlayer that has the bug fixed. I'm using version
> 1.0pre6 compiled from sources on a Gentoo system (For Gentoo users: I
> had to recompile MPlayer recently with the dts flag to get FFMPEG
> support again.)

Do not report bugs in old versions. Upgrade to CVS or at least
1.0pre7. If you look at the release dates and that discussion on March
15, 1.0pre6 is MUCH MUCH older..

> Some observations that I made:
> 1) the sync problem would be there even if I omitted pullup and softskip
> filters. One DVD that I have has first telecined content in the middle
> of the movie, however the sync problems would be there from the very
> beginning (with or without pullup,softskip)

This suggests it may be a different problem. But please always try
upgrading first.


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