[Libav-user] [FFmpeg-user] ffmpeg burst traffic problem

Roger Pack rogerdpack2 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 23:26:39 CEST 2014

On 12/5/13, Andrey Utkin <andrey.krieger.utkin at gmail.com> wrote:
> ffmpeg lacks UDP output speed smoothing functionality. You can see in
> libavformat/udp.c in circular_buffer_task() that data is output as
> soon as it appears. To eliminate bursty output it is needed either to
> patch ffmpeg or to substitute ffmpeg output facility with another
> application's one, e.g. you could do
> ffmpeg (...options...) -f mpegts - | pv -L $BITRATE | socat (...options...)

I had a patch once that would "slow down" udp output if you'd like to
try it...what is the problem though, are you unable to receive it on
the receiving side?

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