[FFmpeg-devel] Stereo channel layout mapping

Robert Krüger krueger at lesspain.de
Thu Aug 7 16:52:43 CEST 2014


could someone explain, what the difference between those two is and
when to use which one?


E.g. when I extract metadata and want to use that as a basis to
display the channel info to a user in a UI it is a bit surprising to
display "Front left" and "Front right" for the channels of a plain
stereo file. I can handle that case manually but it would be nice to
understand the rationale behind it.



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