[FFmpeg-user] A query on ffmpeg's DASH muxer and setting timeShiftBufferDepth values in MPEG-DASH Media Presentation Description (MPD) files.

Dennis Mungai dmngaie at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 14:43:16 EET 2019

On Sat, 16 Feb 2019 at 05:29, Dennis Mungai <dmngaie at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello there,
> The documentation for the webm_dash_manifest muxer mentions the
> time_shift_buffer_depth option, defined as "Smallest time (in seconds)
> shifting buffer for which any Representation is guaranteed to be available.
> "
> What's the equivalent option/setting for the same in the dash muxer (,if
> implemented) ?
> Warm regards,
> -Dennis.

Hello there,

The answer to the question above, as provided on Stackoverflow:

-window_size <num_segments> multiplied by the last segment duration appears
to set timeShiftBufferDepth, when a SegmentTemplate is in use.


Leaving this here in case someone else runs into the same issue.

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