[FFmpeg-user] Getting a point in time as known by ffmpeg?

Gary Taylor squeaky at sdf.org
Sat Mar 3 01:47:53 CET 2012

On Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 10:40:44AM -0900, Lou wrote:
> ffplay shows the current time in the last line:
> $ ffplay input.mkv 
> ...
>    3.05 A-V:  0.002 fd=   1 aq=  320KB vq= 5357KB sq=    0B f=0/0   f=0/0
> In this example 3.05 seconds has elapsed.
> Also note that the behavior of the -ss option can change depending if it
> is used as an input or output option.

Thanks for the responses here.  I can use
$ ffplay -stats movie.mpg 

and it's just what I need.


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