[MPlayer-users] RE : bug taking screenshots with WMV/ASF Files
n.coelho at netia.com
Thu Oct 25 00:02:59 CEST 2007
Date: mar. 16/10/2007 23:23
À: MPlayer usage questions, feature requests, bug reports
Objet : Re: [MPlayer-users] bug taking screenshots with WMV/ASF Files
Can anyone suggest an alternative to mplayer that may be able to take
screenshots at exactly a certain time? (vlc is much slower than mplayer,
taking hours on long movies for 1 screenshot)
On 10/16/07, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski <dominik at rangers.eu.org> wrote:
> On Tuesday, 16 October 2007 at 20:38, base64 wrote:
> > I am taking screenshots at various intervals from large wmv movie files,
> > have problems with the seek time being inaccurate.
> > I am using the following command:
> > mplayer.exe -nosound -vf scale=96:72 -vo png:z=9 -frames 2 -ss 00:30:00
> > movie.wmv
> > I would expect this to give me a screenshot at exactly 30minutes, but
> > screenshot is instead taken at about ~00:30:20. I have tried various
> > options such as '-noframedrop' but this does not seem to help.
> > This does not occur when taking screenshots from other formats such as
> MPlayer can only seek to keyframes. If the time you specify is not near a
> keyframe, you'll get the next closest one. That it appears to have worked
> in other cases is pure coincidence.
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I have exactly the same problem. Did you find a solution ?
Thank you !
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