[mythtv-users] watching mkv movies causes pausing problems

Marc Williams marcjw53 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 04:25:59 UTC 2011

On 11/27/2011 06:59 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 11/27/2011 18:47, Doug Lytle wrote:
>> Raymond Wagner wrote:
>>> That said, this is likely something that can be corrected by minor fixes
>>> to the file.  If you open the file up in mkvmerge, what does it report
>>> the video's framerate as?
>> Opening the file in mkvmerge GUI (4.60) didn't give any information
>> about frame rate, but viewing the file with mediainfo shows:
>> Original display aspect ratio : 16:9
>> Frame rate : 29.970 fps
>> Standard : NTSC
>> Resolution : 8 bits
> Pull the existing file into mkvmerge, select the video stream, and under
> 'format specific options', set the FPS to 24000/1001.  See if the
> resulting file behaves properly.

Well, what d'ya know?  This worked!  Mostly.

I ran my copy of Adjustment Bureau through mkvmerge with your suggestion 
and then tested it.  It cured the problem of pauses resuming at a 
different location in the movie.  That's terrific!  However, the "Time 
Remaining" barometer still showed incorrect time remaining.  For me, 
that's relatively minor.  Thanks for the tip!

I wonder if there's a way to combine the two steps of using makemkv 
followed by mkvmerge?

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