[Ffmpeg-devel] FFmpeg + X264 questions

David Shirley tephra
Mon Aug 21 10:30:05 CEST 2006

Ok fair enough - really the problem is mythtv which uses ffmpeg as I
am sure you know!

Is there a utility that will tell me if a given mpegts file (with H264
codec) is interlaced?

That way I can be sure its a playback issue rather than encoding and
report the problem to mythtv-dev's.


On 8/21/06, Loren Merritt <lorenm at u.washington.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Aug 2006, David Shirley wrote:
> > Do you have the refering link to that patch?
> http://students.washington.edu/lorenm/src/x264/x264_interlaced.843.diff
> > Also I found that if I tell mplayer to use kerndeint on my H264 source
> > then the playback is fine.
> >
> > Not know much about how interlacing is done (Flags or otherwise) is it
> > possible that ffmpeg/x264 isn't putting "this file is interlaced" flag
> > into the file? and Thus mplayer/mythtv isn't using any de-interlacing
> > method?
> MPlayer does not automatically deinterlace even if it does know that the
> video is interlaced.
> --Loren Merritt
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