[vlc-devel] Why VLC can not preview videos on pause ???

Mirsal ENNAIME mirsal.ennaime at gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 19:22:50 CEST 2007

On 7/17/07, Freaky Michi <hippie_1968 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>  Hi
> I have some question:
> If i put a video in media player classic f.e., i can press pause on the
> video and can scroll the bar.
> every time i do that my current position will be show in the video window.
> so i can forward my video on pause
> and i get the current frame of the video. Its more easier to make a
> sreeenshot cuz media player classic CAN
> preview the video on pause! Why not VLC???
> When i press on pause in VLC i CAN NOT preview my video file WHY? i tested
> it with many formats.
> VLC shows only my last pause position. Its hard to make a screnshot in VLC
> cuz you can not preview your video!
> And is there a button where you jump to the next framerate? I mean not to
> forward in seconds but in framerates??

My knowledge and understanding of this stuff is quite limited, but
AFAIK, VLC is a packet-based media player, though it is not
frame-accurate. (I'm not 100% sure)


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