[FFmpeg-user] Hooking into MOOV atom move process

Denys Khanzhyiev xdenser at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 15:23:59 CEST 2014

Why not just directly use option -movflags faststart?

2014-06-27 16:14 GMT+03:00 Eugene Gekhter <egekhter at pixcel.com>:

> Hi,
> Does anybody know how to hook into this process from Linux command line?
> Basically, to enable users to start streaming a video before downloading
> the whole file, after encoding a h.264 video file, the MOOV atom needs to
> be moved from the end of the file to the beginning of the file. Since we
> move the file to its final destination right after encoding is finished so
> the user can start using it right away, the whole movie gets corrupted if
> the MOOV atom has not been properly moved. I initially put in a 5 second
> sleep then a 30 second sleep into the script, but that is not a blanket
> solution so I need to figure out a way to hook into the end of the moov end
> process.
> I hope somebody has a simple solution to this problem.
> Thank you,
> *Eugene Gekhter* / CEO
> (847) 272-8207/ egekhter at pixcel.com
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