[FFmpeg-user] how to include h264 support for ffserver (Unknown VideoCodec: h264)

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Mar 20 09:31:31 CET 2013

Soho Soho123 <soho123.2012 <at> gmail.com> writes:

> >> VideoCodec h264
> >
> > The following command indicates here that "h264" is
> > the name of a decoder, a corresponding encoder
> > "libx264" exists:
> > $ ffmpeg -codecs|grep 264
> >
> if I do not include libx264, then h264 can not support ,right?

You don't have to include libx264 to decode h264 
(x264 does not contain a h264 decoder), if you 
want to encode to h264, you have to include 
libx264 into your FFmpeg build.

Carl Eugen

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