[FFmpeg-user] Qüestion on segment muxer with h.264 over mp4 and reproducing segments as standalone movies

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Jun 5 17:28:02 CEST 2012

Hector Cano <hcano <at> mebcn.com> writes:

> I am trying to use ffmpeg to record a video stream from an IP càmera
> (Axis 210). I am using segment to split the output in 10 second chunks
> and generate a playing list. Everything goes pretty well, but I have
> difficulties when playing the clips on VLC or Quicktime.
> I use mp4 format, with h.264 codec.
> If I open the playlist on VLC the first clip plays smoothly. Then I
> have 10 seconds where VLC counter is working, but no video is played,
> then the second clip is played (while the time counter goes up to
> something like 20/10). Then 20 seconds pause, and increasing for every
> clip.

Is this only reproducible with playing the playlist or also if you 
play one of the clips? Also with MPlayer?

Since I believe this is supposed to work fine, please test current 
git head (and since this makes reproducing the issue easier, please 
use -vcodec mpeg4 for the tests).

Carl Eugen

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