[Libav-user] Force ffplay to play video for a given fps

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Fri May 10 12:28:25 CEST 2013

On 5/10/13, Mert Gedik <gedikmert89 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello team,
> I am working on a security application to show 16 cams at the same time. To
> be able to  do that I think, reducing the fps is a good idea. (maybe it
> isn't, I am not sure...)
> I can do it this modifying my stream player to refresh it's video view for
> a specific time interval but this may cause to break my AV sync algorithm.
> So, best way to do that is tell the fps to ffplay via option method.
> 1-2 years ago someone tried to make a patch for this but it was rejected
> and I don't know what was happened later...
> does anyone here know about this ?
> Also, is the above idea the right way to show 16 cams at the same time..?

With ffplay? Certainly not. ffplay is (currently) simple player that
use SDL for video
rendering. (Note that is IMHO just my opinion.)

But perhaps you can use fps filter with ffplay.

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