[FFmpeg-devel] vfw codec support in libavcodec

Måns Rullgård mans
Thu Dec 18 00:10:46 CET 2008

Edouard Gomez <ed.gomez at free.fr> writes:

> On Wed, 17 Dec 2008 16:55:45 -0500, compn wrote:
>> is that like ffvfw/ffdshow ? or do you mean vfw codec input (like
>> mplayer has)?
> I don't mean a vfw input, which means VFW decodes.
> I was more thinking of a vfw output, so that ffmpeg can use VFW DLLs for 
> encoding the frames. MPlayer has that too. It just happens that I'd 
> prefer using ffmpeg instead of mencoder in the case i have to encode
> using a VFW codec.

FFmpeg is not meant to be a wrapper for third-party libraries.  We
only use external libraries for important codecs lacking an
FFmpeg-native implementation.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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