[FFmpeg-user] Encoding a stream of base64 image strings into video

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Jul 14 14:37:18 CEST 2015

Yotam Laufer <y <at> utab.com> writes:

> > You could implement an option to the pipe 
> > protocol to accept (and decode) base64.
> > Note that a base64 decoder exists in libavutil.
> If you have an example on how to approach this 
> it will be most helpful.

I suspect the data protocol that you showed 
before should contain an example.
See libavformat/data_uri.c

> Does this mean modifying ffmpeg source code?

Yes, the pipe protocol is defined in 

> > Please fix your quoting and do not top-post
> I don’t fully understand the meaning here, but 
> would like to comply with the list’s posting
> guidelines. Is this reply formatted correctly?

Mostly; some prefer limits in the size of a line.

But thank you!

Carl Eugen

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