[FFmpeg-user] Cutting out part of a video does not work

Carl Zwanzig cpz at tuunq.com
Fri Mar 26 19:23:04 EET 2021

On 3/26/2021 9:28 AM, Cecil Westerhof via ffmpeg-user wrote:

> No, that I cannot do. I cannot publish stuff containing other people.

Well you -can-, may not want to.

> There is only one problem. The video is 7:21 long, but both mpv and
> vlc think it is 7:30 long.

IME, the metadata length often lies. When you say it's 7:21, is that exactly 
how long it plays for or how long it ought to be?

> ffprobe version 4.1.6-1~deb10u1 Copyright (c) 2007-2020 the FFmpeg developers

That's an older version, even though it wouldn't help on this, it's always 
best to check with as current as you can get.


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