[FFmpeg-user] Meaning of ffprobe output

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 16:08:55 EET 2019

2019-01-30 1:26 GMT+01:00, Ulf Zibis <Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de>:

> In my POV deinterlacing ("classic") is to buffer and optionally somehow
> interpolate the content of the "before half-frame" and add it to the
> current half-frame, so the display content only changes *25 times per
> sec.*. But with the method I outlined, the display content (partly, only
> each 2nd line) would change *50 times per sec.*. The deinterlacing
> then happens in the viewers eye.

Without interpolation, this is what all video players do if you disable
all de-interlacing.
The problem is what kind of "interpolation" you use, this is called
de-interlacing, an endless number of algorithms exist.

Carl Eugen

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