[FFmpeg-user] Streaming an mp4/mov file in real time using FFMPEG (no moov atom)

Carl Zwanzig cpz at tuunq.com
Mon Jan 11 07:04:44 EET 2021

On 1/10/2021 4:23 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Am Mo., 11. Jan. 2021 um 01:19 Uhr schrieb Rishit Temp
> <rishit.redirect at gmail.com>:
>> I am trying to read an incomplete MP4 file as it is being written in real time.

> This is in general impossible with FFmpeg.

I'm not sure it's possible at all with mp4/mov at all- you need metadata 
that's written when the file is closed.



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