[FFmpeg-user] When cutting part of video I get a silence part before it

Cecil Westerhof Cecil at decebal.nl
Tue Aug 18 01:07:47 EEST 2020

Toni Cambronero Garcia <tocamgar at gmail.com> writes:

> Try to put -ss not before but after the input stream :
> ffmpeg -y -i zoom_4.mp4 -ss 61 -to 469 -c copy -async 1 4_compressed.mp4

Yes, that solves my problem.
And in a way it is even more logical.

Any idea why it only happens with a compressed file? And even then not
always? (I just like to understand.)

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

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