[FFmpeg-user] how to "play" uncompressed video across an network?

Donald McLachlan Donald.McLachlan at crc.ca
Wed Feb 22 15:28:35 CET 2012

Hi Carl,

On 21/02/2012 4:42 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:


> Just to make sure you know:
> There are many codecs that offer better quality than J2k and need less
> computation power for decoding.

No I don't know.  Can you recommend some we might investigate?  I only 
mentioned J2K as that is what our partners are using/proposing.

>> - 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.

>> 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.

I have never heard of nut, so I will have to do my homework on that.

> Carl Eugen

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