[FFmpeg-devel] MKV Header: Writing duration early

compn tempn at mi.rr.com
Wed Aug 31 21:07:20 EEST 2016

On Tue, 12 Jul 2016 10:15:08 +0000
Soft Works <softworkz at hotmail.com> wrote:

> anyway, while I haven't looked into that yet. I also haven't
> performed research
> about other ffmpeg output formats, to see if there is an existing case
> where duration is written early...
> Before coding anything I'd like to get a feeling for what kind of
> solution
> could be acceptable for the project.

there is qt fast start feature in ffmpeg. which is similar , but for
mp4 files.

i am not sure if the devs want this feature to be copied into mkv, you
better ask the best way to do it before starting.


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