[FFmpeg-user] Live streaming using ffmpeg
Carl Eugen Hoyos
cehoyos at ag.or.at
Sat Mar 10 17:18:40 CET 2012
TERRY WILSON <twilson7755 <at> rogers.com> writes:
> I have the input and output mechanisms working but I am
> not sure about the format I should be using for the output
> video stream. I was going to use MP4 but I have read a
> couple of posts that suggest MP4 is not an
> appropriate format for a continuous video stream.
That is correct, I suspect isom (mp4) is the only container
that does not work for your purpose.
MPEG transport stream (ts) is the first container that comes
to mind for continuous streams (it can be cut anywhere), but
it is limited wrt codecs it allows.
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