Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#1462 closed enhancement (fixed)

add smptecolorbar video test source

Reported by: dericed Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: avfilter
Version: unspecified Keywords: smptebars smpte
Cc: Blocked By:
Blocking: Reproduced by developer: yes
Analyzed by developer: yes


I like the testsrc pattern but often need broadcast-style color bars. While I can produce these with y4mcolorbars it would be convenient to have this available as an additional video source within ffmpeg.

ffmpeg -f lavfi -i smptebars -t 5 -c:v v210

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by saste

  • Analyzed by developer set
  • Component changed from undetermined to avfilter
  • Keywords smptebars smpte added
  • Reproduced by developer set
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

Should be fixed in:

commit 13c506918729c8a75d1012ba485fe25755c8221a
Author: Paul B Mahol <>
Date:   Wed Jun 20 01:54:58 2012 +0000

    lavfi: add smptebars source
    Patch readapted by Stefano Sabatini, color values proposed by Tim
    Nicholson <>.
    Address trac ticket #1462.
    See thread:
    Subject: [FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] smptebars filter
    Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2012 01:54:58 +0000
    Signed-off-by: Paul B Mahol <>
    Signed-off-by: Stefano Sabatini <>
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