[MPlayer-users] h.264 'slow motion' problem

RC cooleyr at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 06:12:32 CET 2009

On Mon, 12 Jan 2009 02:02:06 +0100
Håkon Alstadheim <hakon at alstadheim.priv.no> wrote:

> - There is some basic problem with mplayer  not scanning far enough to
> find anything useful. If you are playing directly from the stream,
> just  try again. If from a file use "-sb 1000000" and keep increasing
> by  1000000 until you get something. There are switches for adressing
> this  problem more directly. Hopefully someone more knowlegeable will
> speak  up. :-)


> adding " -vfm ffmpeg" gets me  better results. (I suppose this is an
> alternative to the suggested demuxer switch.

No.  The two options do vastly different things.

> - just in case there actually is some kind of performance problem, I
> add  " -lavdopts fast -framedrop "

-framedrop works terribly with H.264 video.  See other -lavdopts

Don't trust me! I'm wrong!

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