[FFmpeg-user] Meaning of duration
cpz at tuunq.com
Fri Dec 30 18:30:39 EET 2022
On 12/30/2022 5:34 AM, Reindl Harald wrote:
> the days where duration and filesize are hard connected are long gone,
Hard connected, no; but a 3 hour duration on a 2mb file is probably wrong.
I've found that duration metadata is often incorrect unless file was
re-coded, and even then it can be suspect. If you want an _exact_ duration,
count the frames and divide by the rate (assuming a constant rate).
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