[FFmpeg-user] Get exact duration of an mpeg1 file
cpz at tuunq.com
Fri Dec 14 18:31:05 EET 2018
On 12/14/2018 8:19 AM, Robert Krüger wrote:
> Just a comparison: This approach gives me the duration information for a
> 180 minute file in 1.8 seconds while mediainfo does it in 0.25 seconds
> (being exact while ffmpeg is a few frames off, but that's a different
> topic), so there must be a faster way to implement it. Tested with a number
> of different files with identical results in principle.
I'd have to look at the code, and I'm not going to now :), but maybe
mediainfo is looking at time stamps and calculating. As another tool, have
you tried mplayer to see what it comes up with?
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