[Libav-user] Album art retrieval

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Mon Oct 29 23:56:18 CET 2012

William Seemann <wseemann at ...> writes:

> I'm already familiar with encoding/decoding, so, 
> are you saying I need to decode the packet the 
> same way I would for a normal audio/video stream 
> and then do something with the decoded output (in 
> this case, render an image)?

You have to decode (and encode) the image 
if you don't like the codec it is encoded 
when you receive it.

Or in other words: It depends on your use 

Carl Eugen

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