[MPlayer-users] Problems with NTSC - summary
bugfood-ml at fatooh.org
Sat Nov 9 21:59:01 CET 2002
Juergen Hammelmann wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi, these NTSC movies are in encoded with 23.976 frames per second!!!
> Because for television they have a pulldown mode, so the movies are shown with
> 29.97 frames/sec on tv: first frame is shown twice, then second frame is
> shown once, the third frame is shown twice again, and so on...
> so you get from 24 frames in real from cinema movies to the tv standard with
> 60 frames per second!
> Ciao, Jürgen
Yes, except it's a little more complicated than that... :)
The best explanation I've found so far is at:
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