[Libav-user] How to redirect FFMPEG output to a socket
mbradshaw at sorensonmedia.com
Thu May 3 22:04:18 CEST 2012
On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 1:39 PM, Wagner Patriota
<wagner.patriota at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey guys, sorry... but it's VERY VERY simple... I did it in about 10 or 15
> minutes after I figured out how URLProtocol works...
> I just rewrote the URLProtocol... that's it... I created a new one, based on
> file.c and then I rewrote all the functions to write in my socket... it
> worked right in the first time.
Are you using ffmpeg (the command line) or libavcodec (the library in
your own program)? If you're using ffmpeg, Andrey Utkin's point was
that ffmpeg already supports outputting to a socket.
petroxp:mydev mjbshaw$ ffmpeg -protocols
ffmpeg version N-39731-g0cd17a6 Copyright (c) 2000-2012 the FFmpeg developers
built on May 1 2012 11:57:41 with gcc 4.2.1 (Apple Inc. build 5666) (dot 3)
libavutil 51. 46.100 / 51. 46.100
libavcodec 54. 14.101 / 54. 14.101
libavformat 54. 3.100 / 54. 3.100
libavdevice 53. 4.100 / 53. 4.100
libavfilter 2. 67.101 / 2. 67.101
libswscale 2. 1.100 / 2. 1.100
libswresample 0. 11.100 / 0. 11.100
Supported file protocols:
Notice http, tcp, and udp are all supported as output.
Even if you were using libavcodec and not ffmpeg, you could still use
the http, tcp, udp, or whatever else you needed protocols, as they're
If you need your own custom network protocol, then yes, you do need a
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