[FFmpeg-devel] [HACK]Allow muxing high-bitrate AC-3 in avi

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Thu Dec 30 01:11:27 CET 2010

On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 06:50:52PM +0100, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Hi!
> Currently, when muxing stereo AC-3 >384k in avi, the resulting file cannot be 
> played back with WMP, vlc, xine, ffplay and MPlayer (both demuxers).
> Attached hack allows playback on all these players, tested with 448k and 640k 
> (and 576k on non-WMP). 0 does not seem to work on any player (I may not have 
> tested all combinations).
> Is this good enough or do I have to find the smallest working value?

the smallest working value is the largest bytes per packet that can occur.
that said fixed 3000 should be ok if that is large enough

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