[FFmpeg-devel] New seeking API
Thu Mar 12 22:48:41 CET 2009
On Thu, Mar 12, 2009, Ivan Schreter wrote:
> What is the (end user) use case you'd want to address by seeking to the
> next key frame?
When a user ask for a specific position in a stream you can either
- respect it
- or offer a faster seek method by only seeking to the closest intra frames.
The second case is usefull for a video player (but probably not for an edition
software). It needs to find the closest intra frames before and after
the requested position.
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