[FFmpeg-user] momentary overlay using ffmpeg

tarun singhal tsinghal18 at gmail.com
Mon May 19 10:24:07 CEST 2014

On Mon, May 19, 2014 at 1:32 PM, tarun singhal <tsinghal18 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Group,
> When using overlay or drawtext filter, I see that it applies overlay/text
> over complete length of video.
> I have a requirement where I want to put an overlay or draw text on source
> video, but the overlay should appear only from lets says start time code:
> 00:02:00 and should remain there till 00:02:10
> So, basically having overlay only for 10 seconds in the source video?
> Is this possible to do with ffmpeg?
> Regards,
> Tarun Singhal
>  I was able to figure out the command to do Draw text for momentarily-
Below is the sample command might come handly. Working to get Overlay
working like this

ffmpeg -i output.mpg -s 640x360 -filter_complex
-acodec copy -r 30 check.mpg

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