[Red5] [Fwd: Corrupt flash files - ridiculous duration]
mondain at gmail.com
Fri Aug 7 08:55:56 PDT 2009
I'm no Flash expert but your quality looks very high, maybe you could try
lowering it? As for the duration, I would believe it could become corrupted
and we probably need to look at that section of code again soon...
On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 2:03 AM, Clinton Gormley <clint at traveljury.com>wrote:
> Any ideas on these two questions?
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> > From: Clinton Gormley <clint at traveljury.com>
> > To: red5 at osflash.org
> > Subject: Corrupt flash files - ridiculous duration
> > Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2009 20:36:05 +0200
> > Hiya
> > I'm using Red5 0.8 to record streams from webcams via a Flex client.
> > Corrupted duration:
> > -------------------
> > Normally it works nicely, but occasionally I get flv's with a ridiculous
> > duration, eg 42 hours, when it should be 5 minutes.
> > I run the file through flvmeta and flvout++ and it reports the same
> > looong duration.
> > It looks like the reported duration is based on the timestamp of the
> > last frame, or something like that. What is throwing these times off so
> > badly, and what can I do to fix it?
> > FLV size:
> > ---------
> > Also, how big is a normal flash video (how long is a piece of string)?
> > I'm wanting to use this to allow people to leave video comments. I'm
> > setting my cam as follows:
> > cam.setQuality(144000, 0);
> > cam.setMode(320, 240, 15);
> > cam.setKeyFrameInterval(5);
> > mic.rate = 11;
> > A 5 minute video is about 45MB. This seems really big. Is there
> > anything I can do to make these files smaller? It's not like the video
> > quality is amazing as it is (coming from a webcam, after all)
> > thanks
> > Clint
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