[FFmpeg-devel] UDP constant bitrate feature (cbr)

Kieran Kunhya kierank at obe.tv
Thu Nov 19 05:14:07 CET 2015

> Of course if the user copies a video stream that isn't complaint there will
> be problems if the decoder requires that.  The issue here is two fold.
> First, the current udp transmission model can cause problems with
> networking equipment because of it's bursty nature.  Second, FFmpeg can
> make an otherwise compliant stream fail to decode properly because of these
> same UDP bursts.

A proper ts remuxer is quite a different beast to what FFmpeg is
designed to do. As much as people try it can't be hacked into the
FFmpeg paradigm which is largely based around converting static files
of fixed codecs/resolutions in a nonrealtime environment from A to B.

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