[FFmpeg-devel] Video playback on iPhone

Alan Steremberg alans
Wed Feb 4 18:38:51 CET 2009

ffplay is pretty easy to get working with the iPhone version of SDL.
Basically you need to replace the YUV layers with RGB, and switch the format
on sw_scale. Requires moderate hacking.


On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 12:15 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)... 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/issue766and
> I've sent feedback on the iTunes store Regarding it but heard nothing back
> from orb.
> 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.
> Thanks for your time and a great program!
> Steve
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Alan Steremberg
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