[FFmpeg-user] Burning timecode into mov file

Tim Nicholson tim.nicholson at bbc.co.uk
Fri Feb 3 12:02:19 CET 2012

On 03/02/12 10:33, Clément Bœsch wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 03, 2012 at 02:15:37AM -0800, bartom wrote:
>> Hi,
>> could anyone tell me the command in ffmpeg to burn the timecode track of a
>> mov  file onto the video?
> Burn the track? If you meant burn the timecode onto the video, see
> timecode and rate option in drawtext filter:
> http://ffmpeg.org/libavfilter.html#drawtext

...and if that is still unclear there is a worked example at :-


> If you meant to add a timecode code track in the mov, this is not
> supported at the moment: http://ffmpeg.org/general.html#Timecode. You can
> extract the current timecode from the tmcd track with ffprobe though.
> [...]

..at the moment.... How tantalising is that ;)


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