[MEncoder-users] Output variable framerate?

Jan Knutar jknutar at nic.fi
Mon Jan 23 13:28:49 CET 2006

On Saturday 21 January 2006 23:38, RC wrote:

> Nope, mencoder doesn't do variable FPS.  I doubt if AVI can handle
> variable FPS anyhow.

> If you're a bit crazy, you could use: -ofps 120000/1001 

Which will sort of work for avi. The overhead is large though :)

I once tried make a variable-fps avi with mencoder, capturing from a webcam,
using -vf decimate to only store when something happened. (Think security
cam). The avi overhead was well over 50% for the final avi of a day's
activity :)

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