[Libav-user] FFMPEG windows issues (H.264 RTSP stream decoding)

NITIN GOYAL nitinkumgoyal at gmail.com
Thu Apr 28 09:00:19 CEST 2011

i have used it on windows after compiling my builds using a cross compiler
on the ubuntu and i have created my own player.\ using ffmpeg.

i am not seeing any kind of this issue.

is the issue persists on all types of windows machine?

On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 10:42 AM, Saurabh Gandhi <saurabhg84 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello all,
> I am a windows user (unfortunately) and am trying to use FFMPEG for
> decoding H.264 based RTSP stream. I have downloaded the latest windows build
> available on the FFMPEG website (http://hawkeye.arrozcru.org/) and am
> trying to use ffplay.exe.
> The problem is that the output is very much pixelated / distorted  when
> there is some motion in the frame. The same stream when viewed using VLC
> works perfectly fine. Another catch is that when I tried viewing the same
> stream on ubuntu using FFMPEG itselg it works perfectly fine. What could be
> the issue?
> I tried running ffplay.exe on multiple hardware and software platforms
> which include:
>    1. i3 (4GB RAM) with Windows 7
>    2. core 2 duo (1GB RAM) with windows xp
>    3. intel xeon (2GB RAM) with windows server 2003
> However the problem still persists. When on ubuntu, the problem does not
> appear at all on all machines. I tried recompiling FFMPEG by self assuming
> that it must be some issues related to the windows build supplied on the
> FFMPEG site. However, even this fails to resolve the problem.
> Are there any other windows users (read unfortunate) like me who have faced
> / found a workaround for this issue.
> Awaiting your reply. Thank you.
> P.S.: I was wondering how no one has complained of this issue? Has no one
> out here tried using the latest ffplay.exe from the windows build of ffmpeg
> for decoding H.264 based RTSP stream?
> Another apprehension that I had is how come vlc player is able to get over
> the issue on windows when vlc itself uses ffmpeg (upto the best of my
> knowledge).
> Troubled windows user,
> Saurabh Gandhi
> --
> Regards,
> Saurabh Gandhi
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