[Mplayer-users] Audio sync in differing framerates

Jelmer Feenstra spark at dds.nl
Thu Apr 26 19:46:20 CEST 2001

On Thursday 26 April 2001 17:32, you wrote:
> Hi,
> > I got an mpg movie, in which the sound tends to break up in parts when
> > getting about 10 secs in the movie.
> > I tried it in MpegTV and it played fine, but I noticed, that the
> > framerate dropped from 30 to 25 while playing it (not that it was that
> > noticable). In MpegTV the audio still synced with the video regardless of
> > the frame rate drop.
> > So I decided to try "mplayer -fps 25". Now the sound and video played
> > fine but the audio did not sync with the video as it did in MpegTV. and
> > suggestions as to how to fix this?
> You can't...
> if you reduce video framerate to 25fps, then audio should be reduced too..
> mpegtv (and many other players) uses frame dropping. mplayer can't do this,
> at least in its current state. it's a planned feature for future versions,
> but not yet done.

Once more, are there plans to implement the option to set the rate at which 
the audio is played ? I for one would love that, as this would enable me to 
play 24 fps movies without stutter on my PAL television.

Would it be difficult ? If not, I'll try to hack it in myself.


Jelmer Feenstra

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