[FFmpeg-devel] Start at arbitrary locations

Bobby Bingham uhmmmm
Fri Dec 12 05:48:34 CET 2008

On Thu, 11 Dec 2008 20:04:13 -0800
Mike Melanson <mike at multimedia.cx> wrote:

> FFmpeg has the -t option to specify how many seconds should be read
> from an input file. But I can't find an option to specify a number of
> seconds to skip at the beginning before processing the input. Is
> there such an option?
> I know this may sound like an ffmpeg-user question. But I ask it here 
> because A) I'm special; and B) if there is no option, are there major 
> technical limitations to implementing it? I might be willing to
> expend the effort.
> Thanks...

$ ffmpeg 2> /dev/null | grep time | head -n 1
-ss time_off        set the start time offset

Bobby Bingham
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