[MPlayer-dev-eng] Dropping duplicate frames

Zoltan Hidvegi mplayer at hzoli.2y.net
Fri Dec 12 17:13:51 CET 2003

> >> after using mencoder for awhile I came across movies with (real)
> >> 29.97 fps which were created from a 24 fps source by inserting a
> >> duplicate frame after every 4th frame. When (re)encoding these movies it
> >> would be clever to drop these duplicated frames to save bandwidth and to
> >> eliminate the jerky motion artefacts.
> >> But to only use the option '-ofps 23.976' is not satisfactory because
> >> mencoder bluntly drops every 5th frame regardless of being duplicates
> >> or not; or missed I something?
> >isn't -vop dint the same? afair it was written for the same purpose.
>     Nope. -vop dint doesn't drop frames by any count and cannot detect
> duplicate frames - it drops frame only if the frame is interlaced more
> than some threshold value. It has nothing to do with frame count nor with
> duplicates.

Try -vf decimate,


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