[FFmpeg-devel] MVC Extension for ffmpeg

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Mon Jun 18 22:38:55 CEST 2012

On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 10:04:25PM +0200, Jochen Britz wrote:
> Hello ffmpeg developer, 
> I'm a Student at the Saarland university in germany.
> I'm implementing the parts of h264-mvc extension into the existing ffmpeg source as part of my master thesis.
> I have a question about the output of the decode_frame method. 
> In the h264.c file the output is written in to the struct AVCodecContext. 
> Im not sure if I should create a new struct MVCCodecContext to handle the multiple views or just extend the existing one.
> Hope some of you can help me with this issue.
> Since I don't know how applications access the output, it would be great to get tips how to do this best.

For 3D displaying it would be most convenieent if teh 2 views end
in the same AVFrames.

For handling multiple viewpoints (in a non 3D sense) outputing each
in its own AVFrame makes most sense.

can you elaborate on what you want to do with MVCCodecContext vs.
AVCodecContext ?

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