[FFmpeg-devel] Video playback on iPhone

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje
Mon Feb 2 21:34:07 CET 2009

Hi Steven,

On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 3:15 PM, Steven Woolley <woobert at gmail.com> wrote:
> I noticed a flurry of comments about WunderRadio's LGPL compliance last
> month, even though they were actually in compliance (I think)...

WunderRadio is compliant.

> haven't
> seen much at all about orb networks (with their orb live iphone app and the
> orb server application) which appears to violate both the GPL and LGPL.  I'm
> very interested in being able to play live video on the iPhone so their
> compliance would (possibly) be of great worth to me personally.  There's
> already a bug filed, https://roundup.ffmpeg.org/roundup/ffmpeg/issue766 and
> I've sent feedback on the iTunes store Regarding it but heard nothing back
> from orb.

Did anyone contact them? I can give it a try later today if nobody has yet.

> Failing that, anyone know of anything open source (preferably lgpl) that
> shows how to display video and sync audio using the ffmpeg libraries on the
> iPhone? I know SDL has an iPhone port, but I wasn't able to get it to work
> as a drop in library with ffmpeg.

That's the only one I know so far, and afaik it should work. I don't
know how fast it is, but it should at least work. :-).


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