[MPlayer-users] mencoder feature request

Lobster lobo at lobs.sytes.net
Sun Aug 15 06:02:48 CEST 2010

  On 14/08/2010 7:50 p.m., Van Snyder wrote:
> It would be useful if skipping requests to mencoder via its edl file 
> could be specified either in terms of frame numbers or seconds.
> Skipping specified frames instead of specified seconds might be 
> specified as
> start-frame end-frame f
> where the third field is the letter "f" in lower case, and in that 
> case the start-frame and end-frame fields are whole numbers, not 
> decimal numbers that might have fractional parts.
> The effect would be to skip start-frame through end-frame, and the 
> audio associated with those frames.

I'd be more in favour of suggesting mencoder/mplayer use proper EDL 
formatted files which use a timecode in HH:MM:SS:FF 

you get your frame accurate ability with the standard that all "Real" 
editing applications use.

just my 2 cents.

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