Video appears interlaced.

Symptoms

Videos appears interlaced.

 

Cause

HDTV formats comes interlaced from the source.

 

Resolution

Plex Media Player

Enabled Deinterlace in settings. Deinterlacing will require additional CPU usage.

 

Other Clients:

Modify VideoProfiles (where protocol=”hls” or/and protocol=”http”) to add:

<Setting name="VideoEncodeFlags" value="-deinterlace" />

Example of part of Web.xml profile:

<VideoProfile protocol="hls" container="mpegts" codec="h264" audioCodec="aac,mp3" context="streaming">
  <Setting name="VideoEncodeFlags" value="-deinterlace" />
</VideoProfile>
<VideoProfile protocol="dash" container="mp4" codec="h264" audioCodec="aac" context="streaming" />
<VideoProfile protocol="http" container="mkv" codec="h264" audioCodec="aac,mp3" context="streaming">
  <Setting name="VideoEncodeFlags" value="-deinterlace" />
</VideoProfile>

 

Applies to

  • All clients

 

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