[FFmpeg-devel] add HEVC codec into flv format

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Sun Jun 8 13:52:57 CEST 2014

On Sun, Jun 08, 2014 at 12:40:44PM +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On 04.06.2014, at 15:56, Steven Liu <lingjiujianke at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> > 
> > Let’s support HEVC into fly format.
> > Some people and some scene need to support hevc codec in flv format.
> > Perhaps this patch would useful..
> As a constructive comment: if someone absolutely needs unofficial HEVC support,
> I'd strongly suggest picking a value that is far from anything Adobe is likely to use.
> I don't know what the max value possible to store is, but assuming it is a single byte, e.g. 218 (just picked out randomly) should be safer.
> In addition all such files should be marked as non-standard in an easily recognizable way, e.g. by adding a special metadata tag.

the "old" codec id element has 4 bits
theres a "videocodecid" metadata field that could be set to a HEVC
fourcc identifer or even string

Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

Breaking DRM is a little like attempting to break through a door even
though the window is wide open and the only thing in the house is a bunch
of things you dont want and which you would get tomorrow for free anyway
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