[FFmpeg-user] seeking not working as expected

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sun Aug 30 22:36:42 EEST 2020

Am So., 30. Aug. 2020 um 21:32 Uhr schrieb Mike Brown <mike at skew.org>:
> I'm using a Zeranoe 64-bit Windows build, ffmpeg version git-2020-06-28-4cfcfb3 on Win7.
> I am trying to split DV-AVI files, using https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/Seeking as my guide.
> For example, I want to extract a segment from 4h54m24s to 4h57m08s into its own file.
> The following syntax works great, but is, as promised by the wiki, painfully slow:
>     ffmpeg -i splitme.avi -ss 4:54:24 -t 2:44 -c copy -y out.avi
> The wiki suggests that the following should work too, but much faster:
>     ffmpeg -ss 4:54:24 -i splitme.avi -t 2:44 -c copy -y out.avi
> It definitely starts fast, but unexpectedly, it produces a segment from
> 0:08:21 to, well, I don't know because my disk filled up, so it was many hours
> long!
> Am I doing something wrong?

Complete, uncut console output missing.
(Feel free to press q before your disk is full.)

Carl Eugen

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