[FFmpeg-devel] Alembik: video and audio transcoding with FFMpeg
Mon Feb 4 17:36:33 CET 2008
On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 05:00:37PM +0100, Benjamin Larsson wrote:
> Jakub Danilewicz wrote:
> > I have just subscribed to your mailing group, so first hello to everyone. :)
> > I would like to introduce to you a new open-source initiative called
> > Alembik, which in brief is an OMA STI-compliant media transcoding server
> > based on Java (J2EE) technology. OMA STI stands for Open Mobile
> > Alliance's Standard Transcoding Interface, which precisely defines a
> > contract between a client (needing some media file(s) to be transcoded)
> > and a server (which carries out the transformation process according to
> > the passed parameters set).
> > To my best knowledge Alembik (a word derived from the name of a device
> > for alchemical transmutations) is a first open-source attempt to meet
> > that standard.
> > http://alembik.sourceforge.net/
> > The reason why I am posting this information here is that one of the
> > most important software dependencies of Alembik is... FFMpeg itself.
> > Actually whenever the server receives a request for video or audio
> > transcoding, it delegates work to FFMpegMediaProcessor, which constructs
> > an appropriate command for executing your application.
> > http://alembik.sourceforge.net/alembikFFMpegMediaProcessor.html
> I found this on the website:
> "FFMpeg <http://ffmpeg.mplayerhq.hu/> is a C++ program"
> That is not true, FFmpeg is written in C and assembler.
Claiming that FFmpeg is written in C++ sounds like a good way to aquire
lasting enmities around here. Wait, you could claim that it is written
That page also wins the price for "silliest image resizing", if you look
at the image on its own, it is actually a readable diagram.
Unfortunately, you have forced it to be rendered at a size that leaves
nothing but a few colored lines and specs that look like they were
writing in a former life.
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