[Libav-user] what's ffmpeg parser?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Mon Apr 7 11:41:02 CEST 2014

YIRAN LI <mrfun.china at ...> writes:

> may I know what are the parsers? 

Not all containers store the video (and audio) 
frames packet-wise... 

> Will --disable-parsers cause decoding fail?

For some files.

As a rule of thumb: You can disable the parsers 
for which you also disabled the decoders.
Parser mpegaudio relates to mp3 and mp2, parser 
mpegvideo to mpeg1video and mpeg2video.

Carl Eugen

More information about the Libav-user mailing list