[FFmpeg-devel] Newbie

Stefano Sabatini stefasab at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 11:56:24 CEST 2012

On date Sunday 2012-09-30 10:53:57 -0400, compn encoded:
> On Sun, 30 Sep 2012 14:50:16 +0200, Clément Bœsch wrote:
> >On Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 06:12:45PM +0530, Selva kumar wrote:
> >> I'm trying to understand the arch of ffmpeg source. where do I start. any
> >> papers on it??
> >
> >https://www.ffmpeg.org/about.html describe the purpose of each library.
> http://wiki.multimedia.cx also has some howtos for adding codecs or
> muxers into ffmpeg. and theres some docs on ffmpeg trac wiki.
> http://trac.ffmpeg.org/trac/ffmpeg
> if you want to do a more specific task, please detail what you want.
> there may be more papers scattered around.

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