[Libav-user] iOS video player

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Mon Sep 15 20:19:34 CEST 2014

On Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:04:00 -0600
Deron <deron at pagestream.org> wrote:

> Has anyone successfully used libav to build a video player that can play 
> 720p video on an iPhone/iPad? I've got a test app written that uses 


> ffplay as a model and it plays, but the decode rate is in a single digit 
> frames per second range. I realize that my code, the ffmpeg build, or 
> the wind could be the cause but before I dig into these possibilities 
> I'm wondering if such a thing is even possible. I installed the VLC app 


Well, the problem is probably that hw decoding is needed, and the
iThings might not be powerful enough to get realtime playback with sw
decoding? But on the other hand, VLC should support hw decoding.

> and it was no better, which doesn't give me a warm fuzzy feeling.
> Thanks for any guidance,
> Deron
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