[Libav-user] How to use rawvideo conatiner format with mpeg4

Mark Pupilli mpupilli at gmail.com
Sat Oct 27 18:53:17 CEST 2012

I was thinking of size overhead, so it seems m4v is the correct choice.
Thank you.
On Oct 27, 2012 5:49 PM, "Carl Eugen Hoyos" <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:

> Mark Pupilli <mpupilli at ...> writes:
> > I am sending the video over network using a custom
> > protocol so was trying to avoid the overhead of a
> > container format.
> Do you mean size overhead or performance overhead?
> The m4v container has no size overhead and I suspect
> the performance overhead is (very, very slightly)
> bigger with rawvideo (it has more special-cases).
> > Is it not possible to transport mpeg4 in a rawvideo
> > container?
> The container called "rawvideo" is for rawvideo (yuv,
> rgb), raw codecs have specific containers.
> Please do not top-post here, Carl Eugen
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