Extend ffmpeg's timecode extraction
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Whilst many formats support adding timecode with the -timecode feature currently only the GXF format supports presenting this timecode in the metadata, with mpeg being read using the new ffprobe feature from commit fbe6e29646582fb97317ff3e7214a04ae74c9bef
For consistency it would be good if all formats for which it is valid to present a -timecode value to the muxer allowed extracting that timecode in the demuxer.
Ideally both reading and writing of timecode should be extended to all those formats that support it, which would include mxf and mov.
Given that "burnt in" timecode can now be added to any format using the drawtext filter. This would complete ffmpeg's capabilities in this area.