[FFmpeg-user] Can MJPEG be live streamed without transcoding?

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sun Jan 9 12:06:09 EET 2022

Am Sa., 8. Jan. 2022 um 07:54 Uhr schrieb Adam Nielsen via ffmpeg-user
<ffmpeg-user at ffmpeg.org>:

>   [mpegts @ 0x6725d0] Stream 0, codec mjpeg, is muxed as a private data
>   stream and may not be recognized upon reading.

You cannot mux random data into mpegts, this is not a limitation of FFmpeg.

A small change to the FFmpeg source code probably makes possible what
you want, but since the resulting stream does not conform to any
specification, the developers will not do it.

Carl Eugen

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