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Sunday, August 19th 2018, 12:01pm

proper video encoding (video key frames?) to allow seeking

hi,

i have a problem with a video where i can't pause() without the player reseting the position to zero
(happens on iOS, desktop is ok)

i did circumvent the problem by storing the position, then do the pause() and finally seeking back to the pos
this works, but it flickers a bit (the player gets invisible for a split second)

now i noticed that this pause() problem does not happen with a video i got from another source,
so i suspect the problem lies within the video encoding

does anybody have some tips about how to best (re-)encode videos for seeking?
i guess this means adding more keyframes?
(is this possible by an ffmpeg command?)

best, index

ps. these are mp4 videos, but i also need a webm copy

This post has been edited 1 times, last edit by "indexofrefraction" (Aug 19th 2018, 12:11pm)