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Returns the duration of a asset in seconds.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
AVAsset 5.2 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes, on macOS ✅ Yes
MBS( "AVAsset.Duration"; Asset )   More


Parameter Description Example
Asset The reference number of the asset. Please use AVAsset.OpenContainer, AVAsset.OpenFile or AVAsset.OpenURL function to get asset reference. $asset


Returns value or error.


Returns the duration of a asset in seconds.


Query duration of a video:

MBS( "AVAsset.Duration"; $asset)

See also

Example Databases

This function is free to use.

Created 19th June 2015, last changed 13th January 2021

AVAsset.AvailableMetadataFormats - AVAsset.Framerate