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

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje
Mon Apr 19 22:49:22 CEST 2010

Hi Martin,

On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 9:31 AM, Martin Storsj? <martin at martin.st> wrote:
> 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.

Can you briefly describe the content of these packets, how often they
are transmitted, etc.?


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