[Libav-user] Decoding a H.264 stream from TCP

Jeremy Graham jgraham at cs.unc.edu
Mon Jun 25 21:59:06 CEST 2012

On 06/22/2012 04:12 PM, Michael Bradshaw wrote:
> If you want to use libav* to decode the video in your own program, you 
> certainly can do that. When you open a "file" you pass it a URL (if 
> it's just a file on your local hard drive, you can pass something like 
> "video.mov" and it will open it with the file protocol). If your 
> "filename" was something like "" it should open 
> it just fine, and you can decode incoming frames like normal. 
Interesting.  This sounds like something to try.  Are you referring to 
using a URL in conjunction with a function like fopen or is there a 
function specified somewhere in libav* that you had in mind?

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