[MPlayer-users] WMV Problem: "-ss #" skips 10x the # secs specified

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Wed Jun 22 18:20:23 CEST 2011

On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 06:28:47AM +0300, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> On 06/21/2011 10:32 PM, groups, freeman wrote:
> >I am trying to use the -ss parm to start playing a WMV file at an
> >offset, however it's not working as expected.
> >
> >Basically it skips ahead about 10 times more seconds than is specified
> >with the -ss parm.
> You can try MPlayer2.  It solved this seeking problem for me for
> many formats, though I'm not sure about WMV (I don't have any such
> videos right now to test.)

I doubt this has any other reason than using -demuxer lavf by default
for most things, so you can get the same effect by just using that.

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