[FFmpeg-user] ffprobe -show_frames values

Werner Robitza werner.robitza at gmail.com
Tue May 12 15:10:07 CEST 2015

On Tue, May 12, 2015 at 2:45 PM, Christian Ebert <blacktrash at gmx.net> wrote:
> * Nicolas George on Tuesday, May 05, 2015 at 17:28:33 +0200
>> As an additional note, the second solution if by far preferable, because
>> forcing the frame type too frequently ruins x264's bit allocation
>> algorithms.
> As per this thread elsewhere there are different opinions on
> that. Others say that no-scenecut is not adviseable because it
> obviously removes scene detection.
> Which one is it then:
> -force_key_frames
> or
> -x264opts keyint=xxx:no-scenecut
> ?
> Personally I got ok looking results both ways with various
> material.

I'm currently involved in ITU-T standardization of a quality model for
adaptive streaming, and in our video sequences that we use for
(subjective user) tests, we've disabled scene cut detection
throughout, with good-looking results. Nothing unexpected.

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