[MPlayer-users] Re: wmv frame rate: 1000fps?

Jon Drukman jsd at cluttered.com
Fri Jun 9 01:32:13 CEST 2006

Andreas Hasenack wrote:
> I have an issue with frame rate in some .wmv files: mplayer display them as 
> being "1000fps", which is obviously not right. Is this information missing 
> from the header or is mplayer just not getting it right?
> This affects mencoder, which needs -ofps in order to get the right framerate 
> and not drop or skip frames.

as i understand it, wmv is a variable fps format which means that it can 
change fps within a single file, so there is no single correct answer as 
to the fps of a given file.  i usually just stick -ofps 30 when i see 
wmv and let the chips fall where they may.


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