[FFmpeg-user] Burning timecode into mov file

Tim Nicholson tim.nicholson at bbc.co.uk
Fri Feb 3 16:30:53 CET 2012

On 03/02/12 14:31, bartom wrote:
> Hi,
> Many thanks for your answers and  your help.
>   I tried using ffprobe to extract  the timecode stream as you suggest, but
> ffprobe doesn't seem to be able to decode the timecode stream. I ran the
> command:
> ffprobe -show_streams  test.mov
> but I get the message 'Unsupported codec with id 0 for input stream 2' (the
> timecode stream). Do I need to specify some other option so that ffprobe can
> decode the timecode stream?

No! Look again at your output....

> [....]
>      Stream #0:2(eng): Data: none (tmcd / 0x64636D74)
>      Metadata:
>        creation_time   : 2011-04-26 06:45:13
>        handler_name    : ?Apple Alias Data Handler
>        timecode        : 18:27:15:17

what does that say________/

> [....]

and this_______

> TAG:timecode=18:27:15:17
> [....]


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