[FFmpeg-devel] Why is writing the colr atom not the default in the mov muxer?

Kevin Wheatley kevin.j.wheatley at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 15:12:54 CET 2015

On Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 1:30 PM, Robert Krüger <krueger at lesspain.de> wrote:
> if I read the code correctly, the colr atom is only written in the mov
> muxer if the flag write_colr is specified. Was that behaviour chosen to
> have better backward compatibility or is there another reason not to write
> this standard atom by default?

I chose that way to preserve the older behaviour, as it can change how
files will be interpreted.


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