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Hello there. I have tried a number of options to convert a RAW mp4 file into mp4 file and showing the timestamp in it. These options are given as under
//////////////////////// FIRST METHOD
//
// Option timestamp cannot be applied to input file. You are trying to apply input option to output file or vice versa.

cmd>> ffmpeg.exe -timestamp now -copyts -i input_file_name.mp4 -f mp4 -vcodec copy ouput_file_name.mp4

//////////////////////// SECOND METHOD
//
//  A number of parameters were tried with the 'drawtext' argument. But in vein.
//  font file copied in the directry.
//  A number of variations applied to "TEXT" argument of //"DRAWTEXT". Such as "timecode='09\:57\:00\:00': r=25", ORRR //"text='\%T'"

cmd>> ffmpeg.exe -i input_file_name.mp4 -f mp4 -vf "drawtext=fontfile=arial.ttf:text=%{localtime}" -vcodec copy ouput_file_name.mp4

But I am unable to draw timestamp (local time of computer of video seek time) on the video. How could I do that??? Thanks for any pointer.
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Updated 2-Mar-15 18:41pm
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The name "timestamp" is ambiguous :-). What do you mean by "showing timestamp"? Showing where, how? What feature if the player do you mean?
—SA
AmbiguousName 3-Mar-15 0:57am
   
I want to show the current system time on the video. I have a RAW mp4 file. When I convert this RAW mp4 file to mp4 file, I want the system time to be embedded in it (NOTE: if the video is of 3 minutes, then the time will be incremented accordingly).
RedDk 5-Mar-15 12:27pm
   
https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/FilteringGuide
Member 13995944 22-Oct-18 14:29pm
   
how to add timestamp to my raw video frame(.yuv) ffmpeg API code?

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