[FFmpeg-devel] Weird monkey audio codec tag

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Sun Sep 16 00:53:42 CEST 2007

On Sat, Sep 15, 2007 at 11:36:13PM +0200, Benjamin Zores wrote:
> It appears Monkey Audio demuxer sets codec_tag to 'APE ' while official 
> fourcc (which is looked for in probe()) is 'MAC '.
>  >    st->codec->codec_type      = CODEC_TYPE_AUDIO;
>  >    st->codec->codec_id        = CODEC_ID_APE;
>  >    st->codec->codec_tag       = MKTAG('A', 'P', 'E', ' ');
> Kostya, any reason you did this ?

.ape is the usual file extension for those files and MAC has about 100
other meanings in addition.
Of course all this is hard to say since still nobody has found out what
codec_tag actually is supposed to be there for...

Reimar D?ffinger

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