I’ve created printscreen-videos with OBS-Studio and edited them in Shotcut before.
However from yesterday, Shotcut can’t open my OBS-printscreen-videos (MP4) anymore
–> now these videos need to be converted in different file inside Shotcut (3 options, and these converted files are super big from 18GB to 30GB vs. normal OBS-MP4-videos with 0.4 - 0.5GB.
Would you know why Shotcut can’t approve my MP4-videos anymore ?
It would appear that OBS is generating MP4 files with Variable Frame Rate. See here:
What is the difference between the ‘Convert to Edit-friendly’ and ‘Proxy clip’ ?
For example, If I open a file with 1920x1080,
Then choose a ‘Convert to Edit-friendly’ option to lower resolution,
I chose the lowest Convert-option but the file is still very big (16GB) vs. normal 0.6GB.
For example OpenShot could open this original file (0.6GB) very easily - without any converts.
It would be great if Shotcut could approve this MP4-file without any converts.
If I set the setting of OBS into the CFR, will Shotcut identify these files as Constant Time Frame (and no converting needed) ?
Now I have CBR as my choice (Settings --> Output --> Recording --> Rate Control).
It can, just hit cancel on the conversion box. When you hit cancel, click on Properties. Can you provide a screenshot of what’s in Properties?
Are you trying to open the file into a new project in Shotcut, or an existing one?
Here are my OBS-settings:
I’m trying to open the file in completely new project in OBS.
I was talking about the Properties in Shotcut.
With your settings in OBS I was able to open the video in Shotcut without a problem.
Sometimes a file is incorrectly detected as variable frame rate because a few anomalous timestamps have tricked the detection algorithm.
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