[FFmpeg-user] Invocation of ffplay API/functions from Aplication code

Roger Pack rogerdpack2 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 16:11:03 CEST 2011

> We have downloaded FFMpeg and built FFplay. The player is executing fine.
> We have seen that the all the functions like stream_open, event_loop are
> defined as static in ffplay.c and are only part of the ffplay executable.
> They are not available as part of any library. If we want to invoke these
> APIs from our application so that the application can control
> when to play and when to pause,  is there a way to do ? We have seen that
> this has the license LGPL 2.1, so please suggest if there is a way to
> invoke the APIs from our application.

cop out answer, but mplayer has a slave mode...

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