[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] RTP hint tracks in the mov muxer

Luca Abeni lucabe72
Mon Apr 19 16:36:52 CEST 2010

Hi Martin,

Martin Storsj? wrote:
> Hi,
> I've started sketching on adding support for RTP hint tracks in the mov 
> muxer.
> Brief background: When serving an on-demand .mov/.3gp/.mp4 using some RTSP 
> servers (notably, darwin streaming server), the server itself isn't able 
> to do the RTP packetization, but relies on the files containing hints on 
> how to packetize it. In QuickTime apps, this can be done by checking an 
> "Enable streaming" box when exporting, or alternatively, the hint tracks 
> can be added with third party applications such as MP4Box/GPAC.
> These hint tracks are standardized in the ISO base media file format.

I do not know much about the mp4 muxer, but I assume that this RTP track
hinter can share a lot of the packetisation code with the RTP muxer, right?


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