[FFmpeg-user] Meaning of ffprobe output

Ulf Zibis Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de
Sun Feb 3 12:58:56 EET 2019

Am 01.02.19 um 20:00 schrieb Carl Eugen Hoyos:
>> But for the rest of the video, I'm wondering that I nowhere notice such
>> dropouts. IIRC I read, that the film was produced with a budget of
>> 20.000 DM, which IMHO is not enough for a 76 min. celluloid film.
>> Additionally in the turning camera scene from 2:34 I see comb
>> artifacts, which are typical for interlaced video recordings (see
>> attached extractions).
> Definitely not interlaced (could be de-interlaced, but this doesn't
> make much difference because of the other visual issues).

Would you agree, that the original master recording probably was an
analogue interlaced video tape, maybe early Betacam or high quality VHS
camera, but later processed somehow, what corrupted the original
interlaced content? Otherwise I can't explain the comb artefacts at some


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