[Libav-user] Programmatically detecting dropped frames

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Jun 17 11:24:48 CEST 2014

Mike Nelson <mike at ...> writes:

> I'm using libav to encode (x264) and broadcast 
> (rtmp) live video and audio to a server. I need 
> to know if I'm dropping frames, for whatever 
> reason and take appropriate action.

I believe dropping frames always happens within 
your application and not in libavcodec.
If libavformat drops a package because of network 
issues, then I suspect your setup must be improved 
because in such a situation, recovery will be 

Carl Eugen

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