[FFmpeg-devel] RFC: ffplay for Android

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Fri May 27 22:30:21 CEST 2011

On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 08:38:58PM +0200, Nicolas George wrote:
> Hi.
> A few weeks ago, I worked on a minimalistic video player for Android using
> libavcodec. I ended with something that works, although it is unfortunately
> too slow for interesting real world videos on my particular phone. I intend
> to finish it by adding lots of comments on how to build libavcodec for
> Android, how to use the sound card and screen from a mostly C application.
> I can of course release it as my own stand-alone project. But there is
> another option: I can submit as a patch to ffmpeg, placing it in a
> doc/examples/android directory for example. The doc/examples directory could
> later receive more examples on how to program with libavcodec in various
> circumstances.
> What do people here think about it in principle? Shall I proceed to submit
> it as a patch?

id love to have a useable android video player in main git. I have
an android phone myself :)


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