[FFmpeg-user] ffprobe reporting a strange duration from a 3-second .ts (transport-stream) file

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Wed Dec 19 04:31:11 CET 2012

On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 02:44:29PM -0800, Tom Sheffler wrote:
> Hello group:
> I have not had any trouble with ffprobe with many sources of files,  but I
> recently encountered one video source that consistently generates 3-second
> .TS files whose durations are incorrectly reported by ffprobe.  (See the
> output below from ffprobe version 1.0.1.)  The duration is reported
> as 95443.717678 seconds, or 26:30:43.71, when it should be 3 seconds.  The
> audio track seems ok.
> Here is a link to an example .ts file:
> http://tsheffler.com/site_media/strange_duration_example.ts


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