[vlc-devel] Dropped frames despite ample CPU idle time?

Finn Hughes finn.hughes1 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 12 18:11:52 CEST 2013

I just tried the dummy output module and no dropped frames but I'm not 
sure if that gives me any further clues?

On 12/06/13 16:41, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Jun 2013 16:38:10 +0100, Finn Hughes <finn.hughes1 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> I'm not familiar enough with the vlc chain to know what's going on, the
>> decoder isn't reporting dumping any frames so I assume all frames are
>> being decoded and it's just that there is too much jitter in the
>> "decode" chain?
> It could be excessive jitter as the synchronization no longer seem to
> strictly obey the caching setting. It could be that the decoder outputs
> corrupt timestamps, or the packetizer, or the demuxer, or the source media.
> It could be that the video output renders too slowly. It could be a bug in
> the input synchronization or decoder code.

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