[Ffmpeg-devel] developer documentation of ffmpeg

Rich Felker dalias
Fri Sep 1 15:50:22 CEST 2006

On Fri, Sep 01, 2006 at 03:29:17PM +0200, Benjamin Larsson wrote:
> Hi.
> Sharique uddin Ahmed Farooqui skrev:
> >Hi,
> >I'm a C++ developer,  and i want to contribute to ffmpeg. Can some body
> >provide or explain me architecture of ffmpeg. I also need some 
> >documentation
> >of code to understand.
> >
> >Thanks.
> This was written for the Google Summer of Code students, it might give 
> you some hints:
> http://wiki.multimedia.cx/index.php?title=FFmpeg_codec_howto
> Otherwise read the links on the documentation page. And when you feel 
> adventurous enough you can pick a task in the TODO list. I'll try to 
> fill it with some more entrys later today.

Also be aware that C is not C++, although if you know C++ then C
coding shouldn't be too difficult.


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