[FFmpeg-devel] [API][RFC] sample format and planar audio

Peter Ross pross at xvid.org
Sat Oct 1 05:50:23 CEST 2011

On Sat, Oct 01, 2011 at 02:40:47AM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> Hi
> A few days ago i had the idea of distinguishing planar audio from
> packed by using the sample format (more precissely by adding 256 to it)
> libswresample already uses this method but it could be used throughout
> ffmpeg
> The advantages would be that the list of supported sample formats that
> codecs can have can also list if they support planar, and similar
> applications can use the existing sample format logic.
> It also matches pix format which also identifies packed/planar

I like this idea. Cheers,

-- Peter
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