[FFmpeg-user] Starting to copy takes long

Cecil Westerhof Cecil at decebal.nl
Wed Mar 29 22:55:17 EEST 2017

On Wednesday 29 Mar 2017 09:34 CEST, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:

> 2017-03-29 4:17 GMT+02:00 Cecil Westerhof <Cecil at decebal.nl>:
>> You are right. But it was only a temporary hack, because
>> what I really wanted was:
>> ffmpeg -ss 16:28 -t 5 -i input.mov output%03d.jpg
> Just like to note that the input option "-t" is supposed to
> work but sometimes has side-effects (or fails), the safe
> way to do it is:
> $ ffmpeg -ss x -i input -t y out
> unless you need the input option.

In this case it worked, but when I need it again, I will put it after
the input.

Cecil Westerhof
Senior Software Engineer
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/cecilwesterhof

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