[MPlayer-users] seek in millisecond position

Uoti Urpala uoti.urpala at pp1.inet.fi
Mon Jul 2 22:25:42 CEST 2012

On Mon, 2012-07-02 at 13:03 +0200, Oliver Seitz wrote:
> falcon sheep wrote:
> > how can i seek  in millisecond position instead of second.

The seek command takes a float argument; nothing limits precision to
whole seconds.

> This can only be useful if you have a keyframe-only file. Otherwise, 
> every seek would land on a near keyframe, which leads to a granularity 
> usually bigger than one second. Therefore, seek positions with higher 
> accuracy are quite rarely needed.

MPlayer 1 is limited to keyframes only, but mplayer2 can seek to any

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