[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc/bistream_filters.texi: add documentation for the h264_mp4toannexb filter

Stefano Sabatini stefasab at gmail.com
Fri Jan 13 01:35:29 CET 2012

 doc/bitstream_filters.texi |   13 +++++++++++++
 1 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/bitstream_filters.texi b/doc/bitstream_filters.texi
index ae56b35..1dbac96 100644
--- a/doc/bitstream_filters.texi
+++ b/doc/bitstream_filters.texi
@@ -23,6 +23,19 @@ Below is a description of the currently available bitstream filters.
 @section h264_mp4toannexb
+Convert an H.264 bitstream from length prefixed mode to start code
+prefixed mode (defined in Annex B of the ITU-T H.264 specification).
+This is required by some streaming formats, for example the MPEG-2
+transport stream format ("mpegts").
+For example to remux an MP4 file containing an H.264 stream to mpegts
+format with @command{ffmpeg}, you can use the command:
+ at example
+ffmpeg -i INPUT.mp4 -codec copy -bsf:v h264_mp4toannexb OUTPUT.ts
+ at end example
 @section imx_dump_header
 @section mjpeg2jpeg

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