[FFmpeg-user] How soon can an a video segment be ready for reading ?

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sat Feb 9 21:09:07 EET 2019

2019-02-09 1:33 GMT+01:00, Subrata Goswami <subrata at ambient.ai>:
> Looks like when ffmpeg creates a video  segment, it is not possible
> to start reading that  segment right away.  Throws  "moov atom not
> found" error. So if I have a 30 sec  segment, I have to wait for at
> least 30 secs. Tried the -movflags faststart option,   still throws the
> same error.

(Command line and complete, uncut console output missing.)

What you see is a property of the mov format, not a missing
feature (or bug) in FFmpeg.

Carl Eugen

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