[MPlayer-users] TV timeshifting

Nico Sabbi nicola.sabbi at poste.it
Sun Mar 29 10:05:59 CEST 2009

Il giorno dom, 29/03/2009 alle 09.32 +0200, Jimmy Dansbo ha scritto:
> On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 7:36 PM, RC <cooleyr at gmail.com> wrote:
> >  You can use -of mpeg, or any other container which doesn't require an
> > index to be generated after the fact (Ogv or MKV perhaps?).
> I tried with both the -idx and -of mpeg options on mencoder and then the
> -idx option on mplayer. This makes mplayer able to seek a little.
> It seems that seeking forward is working fairly well, but seeking backward
> does not really work. It more or less just jumps to the first position in
> the file.
> Can this have something to do with the fact that I am encoding my video in
> mpeg4 format and then stuffing it inside a normal mpeg format?
> Thanks
> Jimmy

more probably it depends on the long keyframe interval, but for any
codec used, not just mpeg4. What settings did you use?

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