[FFmpeg-user] drawtext timecode drop frame 23.967

William Caulfield william.caulfield at contentbridge.tv
Wed Dec 14 22:43:03 EET 2016

On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 8:41 AM, Nathaniel Finney <hdlmnate at gmail.com>

> It seems the drawtext filter timecode option doesn't allow using 23.967:
> ....  timecode='00\:00\:00\;00':rate=24000/1001: ...
> [Parsed_drawtext_4 @ 0x7ff2c74010c0] Drop frame is only allowed with
> 30000/1001 or 60000/1001 FPS
> I'm not sure why this is, 23.967 is a common NTSC frame rate, any ideas on
> this?

On a practical level, I have to do this quite a bit when creating proxy
files for translators creating subtitles. I use "-r 24000/1001" in the
script, but "rate=24" in the drawtext.

Not sure if that applies to your situation.

*William Caulfield *| *ContentBridge Systems*

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