[FFmpeg-user] Efficiently reading a remote file with ffmpeg

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Sun Jan 17 18:43:19 CET 2016

Yuri Zats <yuri <at> zatsweb.com> writes:

> For example, http requests for a short 10MB file look like this: 
> bytes=0-   
> bytes=10947419-
> bytes=36-
> bytes=3153008-
> bytes=5876422-
> Is what I’m seeing matching what people thing should be happening ?

The issue - iirc - is that mov files have different sizes.
Your file would fit in memory / buffer, but this is 
impossible for mov files in general. The number of accesses 
do not seem completely unreasonable to me but I may miss 
mov is simply not made for streaming.

Carl Eugen

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