[vlc-devel] Video Time does not match Reported Time

Eric Montellese emontellese at gmail.com
Tue May 7 17:43:34 CEST 2013


Thank you for your reply to this.  Do you happen to know which formats are
more accurate than others?  Any idea how one would go about improving the
accuracy? (would it be reasonable to consider modifying, or a serious

If not, anyone have suggestions for a video player that puts accuracy as a
top design goal?


On Fri, May 3, 2013 at 12:06 AM, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>wrote:

> On Thu, 2 May 2013 13:44:24 -0400, Eric Montellese <emontellese at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I've found that if I pause, and then call
> >        mediaPlayer.setTime(mediaPlayer.getTime();
> > there is a visual jump in the video.
> In general and depending on the file format, seeking is not accurate. VLC
> favors speed over accuracy; many file formats do not support accurate
> seeking in a reasonable computational time and with reasonable I/O usage.
> --
> Rémi Denis-Courmont
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