[MEncoder-users] Many "1 duplicate frame(s)!" when capturing from TV

Jorge Peixoto de Morais Neto please.no.spam.here at gmail.com
Fri Apr 18 21:34:54 CEST 2008

On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 1:28 PM, Matthias Hopf <mat at mshopf.de> wrote:
> On Apr 15, 08 12:32:10 +0200, A. Schmid wrote:
>  > What seemed strange to me was that there were so much skips and
>  > duplicates _directly_ following each other. Clearly, this doesn't make
>  > any sense (if the fps from TV-input don't change, there should only be
>  > occasional skips _or_ occasional duplicates, but never both of them
>  > intermixed). Skips and dups following each other cancel themselves out -
>  > with a delay of just one frame. So all you get is a jerky Video!
>  I had posted a patch about that *long* time ago, which would allow
>  mencoder to be a bit more flexible and allow short time asynchronity (in
>  order to deal with plain wrong pts values) - but I've never been able to
>  finally get my ass up to fix the remaining issues and document the
>  process better, which was required to get this into SVN.
>  With a bit of luck I'll might be able to do so on the flight home on
>  Sunday.
That would be great.
Thank you very much

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