[Ffmpeg-devel] [Ffmpeg-devel-old] rtp mpeg4 packetize problem

Bill May wmay
Wed Jul 20 16:37:31 CEST 2005

Zoltan NAGY wrote:
> sad, but that's also fine :-)
> so, here is my idea:
> after av_read_frame(), split the frame into packets, put the rtp header 
> on them, and send them over the network.
> it sounds very simple, but.. does it work? :)
> and is it enough if I mark the payload time in the header for vlc to 
> recognize that it's a video stream?
> and how do I stream audio also? send sometimes audio sometimes video 
> packets on the same port,
> just with different PT markings in the header?
> Thanks in advance,

If you want the complete package for mpeg4, my mpeg4ip package
has all that you'd need.  It contains a player, live encoder/streamer,
content creation tools (makes mp4 files from elementary streams, hints
files for streaming server).

The code to split up video and audio is contained in lib/mp4av in our

Bill May

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