[FFmpeg-user] how to "play" uncompressed video across an network?
Carl Eugen Hoyos
cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Feb 21 22:42:37 CET 2012
Donald McLachlan <Donald.McLachlan <at> crc.ca> writes:
> - Our disks etc are fast enough that we can play uncompressed 4k video
> from the disk on the local host to the display on the local host.
Just to make sure you know:
There are many codecs that offer better quality than J2k and need less
computation power for decoding.
> - Our goal is to read an uncompressed 4k video from the disk on
> host A, send the data across a 10 Gbps network, and to play it on
> the display on host B.
(I have no idea if the network is fast enough.)
> My questions are:
> - Is there a container (preferably one supported by mplayer)
> that one can put uncompressed video and audio into?
avi supports some uncompressed formats, the remaining ones can
be encoded into nut, if MPlayer fails for a video that is
supported with FFmpeg, please report on mplayer-users.
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