[FFmpeg-devel] FOMS 2009 FFmpeg outbrief
Thu Jan 22 12:31:24 CET 2009
On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 11:30:21AM +0100, Benjamin Larsson wrote :
> > 5. CONCERN: Suitability of libavformat API
> > Libavformat API is considered inadequate for 'tight' integration with
> > gstreamer.
> > So presently there is a libavformat wrapper within gstreamer, but is not
> > used by default. Gstreamer provides its own demuxers. This prohibits
> > demuxing of all the gamer & special-interest formats that libavformat
> > supports.
> VLC also rolls their own demuxers so I guess it has some valid points.
VLC has his own limited subset of demuxers but has also a working demuxer module
that use libavformat. This doesn't prevent VLC from reading the
"special-interest formats that libavformat support", nor FLV, MXF, GXF
files where there isn't a VLC counterpart.
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