[MPlayer-users] Re: mencoder incorrect fps

Steve wilton at hal.humberc.on.ca
Wed Apr 23 21:22:28 CEST 2003

> mencoder -dvd 1 -fps 29.97 -ofps 23.976
> correct.
> so my question is, if the source is 29.97, why do I have to encode to 23.976 
> for mencoder to not duplicate frames?

Telecine: original is actually "film" (like from a movie camera) @24
fps. Then, when the DVD is created, it is re-encoded @29.97 fps for
consumer NTSC TV sets through a process called telecine

You need to "undo" the telecine when encoding (inverse telecine).


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