[MPlayer-users] mencoder frame-based selection on MPEG2 files

Bruno Harbulot bruno_harbulot at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Apr 1 16:33:37 CEST 2004

 --- Nico <nsabbi at tiscali.it> wrote: > Bruno Harbulot
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I'm trying to convert an MPEG2 file (recorded from
> > DVB) using mencoder. I've been looking for an
> option
> > similar to transcode's "-c" (at least with start
> and
> > end). So far, "-ss" doesn't set the position
> anywhere
> > near where it should be. For example, "-ss 10:00"
> > makes it start a bit after 13 minutes, both in
> > mencoder and mplayer.
> > Is there any way to select only part of a video
> based
> > on time or preferably frame position ?

> not from frame, but you approximate the start point
> using -sb 

Ok, thanks. But it doesn't seem very precise.
Actually, I've tried, and it also position the
begining further than expected (using the bitrate
given by tcprobe). Any other suggestion?


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