reading timestamp from vid file (avi)

flupke flupke at
Thu Mar 10 08:51:02 CET 2005

Lucas Raab wrote:
> flupke wrote:
>> Hi,
>> i capture a movie from mividv to an avi containing the dv video. I 
>> found a program that reads the timestamp from the avi so you know the 
>> exact date and time the video was shot. However, the source of that 
>> program is not available and it doesn't allow to batch process a 
>> directory of video files which is a pain if you import the video using 
>> "split scenes".
>> Is there a script/program in python that reads the header or where do 
>> i start to write something like that?
>> Any info is appreciated.
>> Regards,
>> Benedict
> Take a look at pymedia at

Thanks, i'll see if i can do something with it. It looks promising but 
not as simple so i might ask  this question on their list.


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