[FFmpeg-user] Detect interlaced video

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Mon May 12 23:03:37 CEST 2014

Nicholas Robbins <nickrobbins <at> yahoo.com> writes:

> > On Monday, May 12, 2014 12:54 PM, Oliver Fromme wrote:
> >
> > Is there a way to automatically (i.e. in a script) detect
> > whether a title from a DVD is interlaced or progressive?
> You could try to parse the output of the idet filter

Just an additional note:
The filter can (very good afaik) distinguish between 
progressive and interlace content (!) but it has no 
detection for telecined video, you can only guess if 
the numbers for progressive and interlaced frames 
both raise continuously.

Carl Eugen

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