[Libav-user] How to create a video stream without IDR slices?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Jun 19 09:14:24 CEST 2012

 <amir.rouhi at ...> writes:

> 1- Not any IDR slices. &
> 2- 1 second interval between I slices. 

Out of curiosity:
Could you explain why you want I-slices / frames but not IDR?

> Would you let me know how can i achieve this by FFMPEG?

FFmpeg does not support h264 encoding, the external library 
x264 does, so I suspect this is a question for a x264-forum.

If you just want to avoid the bitstream peaks that I(DR) produces, 
try --intra-refresh.

Carl Eugen

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