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Is there a way to use ffmpeg (or anything else that can be used in linux) to fix an interlaced video marked as progressive, and mark it as interlaced so that I can get rid of bad interlaced frames?

Here's an example of how it is: Hardly interlaced frame

And how it should be: Not interlaced

Here's the mediainfo of the video:

Video Format : MPEG Video Format version : Version 2 Format profile : Main@Main Format settings, BVOP : Yes Format settings, Matrix : Custom Format settings, GOP : Variable Bit rate mode : Variable Maximum bit rate : 9 800 kb/s Width : 720 pixels Height : 480 pixels Display aspect ratio : 4:3 Frame rate : 23.976 (24000/1001) FPS Standard : Component Color space : YUV Chroma subsampling : 4:2:0 Bit depth : 8 bits Scan type : Progressive Scan order : 2:3 Pulldown Compression mode : Lossy Time code of first frame : 01:00:05:00 GOP, Open/Closed : Open GOP, Open/Closed of first frame : Closed Color primaries : BT.601 NTSC Transfer characteristics : BT.601 Matrix coefficients : BT.601

Do I need a reencode to fix this? Or just change its wrong flag?

  • How do you plan to fix it? – Gyan Apr 18 at 5:03
  • @Gyan I don't know how to fix it. I just have a possible diagnosis. Some forums say the problem lies on the 'progressive' flag. How do I change the flag, then? Do I need to inverse telecine it or something? If so, how do I do it? I couldn't find any solution that actually work anywhere I have searched in. That's why I am asking how to fix it. I tried reencoding it with the -ilme option and it just made it worse. – João Victor Bateli Romão Apr 18 at 21:30

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