[FFmpeg-devel] Deprecation of visual output devices

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Wed Sep 27 18:17:37 EEST 2017

2017-09-27 17:15 GMT+02:00 wm4 <nfxjfg at googlemail.com>:
> On Wed, 27 Sep 2017 17:08:06 +0200
> Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2017-09-27 15:18 GMT+02:00 Josh de Kock <josh at itanimul.li>:
>> > There is no point of having these output devices as all the
>> > functionality is contained in the 'ffplay' tool.
>> I use at least sdl and opengl regularly for tests that cannot
>> be done with ffplay.
> How does it make sense to use those for testing

FFplay only supports a limited set of pix_fmts,
contrary to those devices.

> when the rendering isn't particularly correct in the first place?

I had not known this / this has not hit me so far.
How can I reproduce?

Carl Eugen

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