[Libav-user] Audio stream seeking calculation

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Sun Sep 21 16:37:39 CEST 2014

On Sun, 21 Sep 2014 20:00:26 +0530
Ankush <wadkes93 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, 
> I am working with avseek_frame() using bytes. I figured out the calculation for the timestamp value of the video stream from the frame number but couldn't figure out a way to calculate the approriate timestamp for the audio stream from the sample number. Any help here could be really useful.
> Thank you

That may be impossible. Just do timestamp seeks directly (and also use

That might be unreliable too (depending on the format), and the only
absolutely reliable way to do sample-exact seeking is decoding the file
from the start and skipping samples until you reached the target.

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