[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/3] ff_put_wav_header: add flag to omit 0 cbSize field

Daniel Verkamp daniel at drv.nu
Wed Mar 19 01:11:46 CET 2014

On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 3:36 AM, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
> Daniel Verkamp <daniel <at> drv.nu> writes:
>> This produces WAV files that are out of spec according
>> to current Microsoft WAVEFORMATEX documentation, but
>> it is more consistent with other tools that produce
>> WAV files. The WAV files produced in this way are more
>> compatible with a wider range of tools.
> Did you ever find out which tools need this?
> In the original thread, only one open-source program
> was named iirc.

I don't know of any other specific programs that are broken in this
way, but the original thread author did indicate that there were other
such tools that assumed a fixed-size header.

-- Daniel Verkamp

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