[FFmpeg-devel] vfw codec support in libavcodec

Reimar Doeffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Thu Dec 18 11:43:31 CET 2008

On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 10:05:38PM +0000, Edouard Gomez wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Dec 2008 16:55:45 -0500, compn wrote:
> > is that like ffvfw/ffdshow ? or do you mean vfw codec input (like
> > mplayer has)?
> I don't mean a vfw input, which means VFW decodes.
> I was more thinking of a vfw output, so that ffmpeg can use VFW DLLs for 
> encoding the frames. MPlayer has that too. It just happens that I'd 
> prefer using ffmpeg instead of mencoder in the case i have to encode
> using a VFW codec.

Hm, isn't VFW _far_ too limited to fit into FFmpeg? I thought it basically
can't handle variable frame rate, B-frames etc. (or at least not without
hacks that will work only in some/most but not all cases).

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