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c6c2dfcf 03/27/2011 10:07 AM Ramiro Polla

Remove arrozcru URL from documentation

Signed-off-by: Anton Khirnov <>

faa6f1c3 03/18/2011 08:57 PM Janne Grunau

get rid of the last svn mentions

f8a45fa1 03/16/2011 09:01 PM Janne Grunau

replace FFmpeg with Libav in doc/

unless it stands for ffmpeg the program or is historic

21de9204 03/13/2011 10:45 PM Johan Andersson

Update the url to the site website and change ffmpeg-devel to libav-devel

Signed-off-by: Ronald S. Bultje <>

b08f59dc 02/14/2011 05:20 PM Tilman Brock

Fix spelling error.

Signed-off-by: Ronald S. Bultje <>

e063f588 02/12/2011 01:17 PM Stefano Sabatini

Fix script command in a FAQ entry

In the FAQ section "How do I encode single pictures into movies?", use
-s for generating symbolic links with the ln command.

The script was generating hard links, which is not likely what it was
supposed to do.

Fix issue 2488....

a8f0814a 01/29/2011 03:57 PM Janne Grunau

doc: modify style for texi2html 1.78+

The generated HTML files are similar to the ones generated with
texi2html 1.56k used on the website.

Tested with texi2html 1.78 and 5.0. 1.78 is the minimal recommended
version.

The removed @sp from the titlepage section were ignored until...

4c74d166 10/03/2010 05:15 PM Stefano Sabatini

Fix typo, -flags 4mv => -flags mv4.

Originally committed as revision 25326 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

12002cae 07/19/2010 09:13 AM Diego Biurrun

Remove outdated entries about bt8x8 capture on Linux 2.4 kernels.

Originally committed as revision 24324 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

008a44ef 07/19/2010 08:56 AM Diego Biurrun

Mark URL as such with texinfo markup.

Originally committed as revision 24323 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

2c880fe1 07/19/2010 08:41 AM Diego Biurrun

Clarify bug reporting policy with regard to releases.

Originally committed as revision 24322 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

e7f6c252 07/19/2010 08:34 AM Diego Biurrun

Mark file references as such with texinfo markup.

Originally committed as revision 24321 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

675e7379 07/19/2010 07:52 AM Diego Biurrun

Remove duplicate RTP depacketization entry.
Two questions below there is the same Q+A, slightly rephrased.

Originally committed as revision 24320 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

387fe82c 07/18/2010 02:01 PM Diego Biurrun

Fix URL for ffv1, msmpeg4, asv1, 4xm docs.

Originally committed as revision 24304 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

95b98f82 07/10/2010 03:25 PM Ramiro Polla

faq: remove note that says avisynth "has just been added". it has been there
for almost 4 years.

Originally committed as revision 24162 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

9c16add6 02/25/2010 07:38 PM Stefano Sabatini

Replace not anymore valid syntax "-title X" with "-metadata title=X".

Originally committed as revision 22062 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

49f64022 01/19/2010 10:05 PM John Van Sickle

Improve section 3.2 of the faq by providing more useful examples and a
simple batch script to rename images to a numerical sequence.

Patch by John Van Sickle printf("%s.%s@%s.com", john, vansickle, gmail).

Originally committed as revision 21330 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

54c5848d 01/10/2010 10:40 AM Stefano Sabatini

Remove extra empty line.

Originally committed as revision 21120 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

76597127 01/06/2010 01:49 PM John Van Sickle

Fix entry on concatenating multiple yuv4mpegpipe streams.
patch by John Van Sickle, john.vansickle gmail com

Originally committed as revision 21033 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

21600a77 12/08/2009 09:18 PM Daniel Verkamp

AC-3 decoder is no longer GPL; update FAQ

Originally committed as revision 20776 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

b250f9c6 01/13/2009 11:44 PM Aurelien Jacobs

Change semantic of CONFIG_*, HAVE_* and ARCH_*.
They are now always defined to either 0 or 1.

Originally committed as revision 16590 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

0fa5f24c 12/25/2008 03:49 PM Diego Biurrun

Change mplayerhq.hu references to ffmpeg.org where appropriate.

Originally committed as revision 16310 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

c8b43652 12/03/2008 01:45 PM Diego Biurrun

Remove entry about unsupported QCELP codec, it is now supported.

Originally committed as revision 15988 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

cd0e37d3 11/29/2008 01:58 PM Stefano Sabatini

Replaces not the anymore valid -flags +trell option with -trellis 2.

Originally committed as revision 15954 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

d9fe7eb3 10/22/2008 06:07 PM Víctor Paesa

Fix spelling

Originally committed as revision 15666 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

242a2b7e 10/18/2008 10:03 PM Víctor Paesa

Fix issue 68:
Warn that the forum look is no excuse from following the FFmpeg netiquette.

Originally committed as revision 15639 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

ab5ce4ae 09/13/2008 06:50 PM Ramiro Polla

Update link to FFmpeg Windows Help website.

Originally committed as revision 15312 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

084cadab 08/14/2008 03:23 PM Daniel Serpell

Add an example of higher resolution video encoding for the PSP to the FAQ.
patch by Daniel Serpell, dserpell gmail com

Originally committed as revision 14760 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

b96e074d 08/14/2008 03:16 PM Daniel Serpell

Fix the PSP examples in the FAQ to use libx264 as codec instead of h264.
patch by Daniel Serpell, dserpell gmail com

Originally committed as revision 14759 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

5b43368d 07/29/2008 07:55 AM Diego Biurrun

Add note about gcc bugs that gcc devs refuse to fix.

Originally committed as revision 14464 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

f278709c 07/27/2008 12:36 PM Diego Biurrun

typo fix

Originally committed as revision 14426 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

831ec935 06/06/2008 07:51 AM Diego Biurrun

Run documentation through ispell, plus some minor fixes.

Originally committed as revision 13670 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

a28d9122 05/28/2008 04:12 PM Diego Biurrun

Add a note about everybody's favorite recurring gcc bug:
error: can't find a register in class 'GENERAL_REGS' while reloading 'asm'

Originally committed as revision 13496 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

842eabc5 05/27/2008 12:32 PM Diego Biurrun

cosmetics: XviD is now called Xvid.

Originally committed as revision 13465 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

2cab6401 03/12/2008 11:58 PM Diego Biurrun

typo fixes

Originally committed as revision 12428 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

4f1ab3ce 01/26/2008 12:23 PM Diego Biurrun

Clarify some FAQ entries.

Originally committed as revision 11615 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

d485fed4 01/26/2008 12:18 PM Diego Biurrun

Split general problems section into general questions and usage.

Originally committed as revision 11614 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

cbf7878e 01/26/2008 12:04 PM Diego Biurrun

Update AC-3 FAQ entry.

Originally committed as revision 11613 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

19671d3f 11/10/2007 01:23 PM Ramiro Polla

Express opinion in a less aggressive manner.

Originally committed as revision 10995 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

a9d5a448 11/09/2007 02:05 PM Diego Biurrun

Clarify Visual Studio FAQ.

Originally committed as revision 10970 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

46a845d0 11/04/2007 01:42 AM Ramiro Polla

The Windows Help Forum is not ffmpeg-user for Windows

Originally committed as revision 10918 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

c1989552 10/24/2007 03:26 AM Ramiro Polla

Updated and rewritten Windows-related documentation.

Originally committed as revision 10849 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

939bac28 10/19/2007 04:32 AM Ramiro Polla

Grammar.

Originally committed as revision 10809 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

e75f8997 10/17/2007 05:45 PM Ramiro Polla

Add entry about pr not being present in standard MSYS install.

Originally committed as revision 10769 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

29569571 09/13/2007 01:45 PM Diego Biurrun

misc wording/grammar/spelling improvements

Originally committed as revision 10488 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

36cb992b 09/12/2007 10:04 AM Diego Biurrun

link fixes

Originally committed as revision 10480 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

70fd3975 09/11/2007 10:25 AM Michael Niedermayer

r_frame_rate

Originally committed as revision 10476 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

fa78d895 08/06/2007 09:19 PM Diego Biurrun

spelling/grammar

Originally committed as revision 9966 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

d65fb393 08/06/2007 06:47 PM Víctor Paesa

Revert r9952, as per discussion at
http://lists.mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/ffmpeg-cvslog/2007-August/008834.html

Originally committed as revision 9961 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

3b36389a 08/06/2007 12:19 AM Michael Niedermayer

vbv related questions

Originally committed as revision 9958 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

5abee318 08/05/2007 08:44 PM Michael Niedermayer

thread hijacking

Originally committed as revision 9952 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

86852499 08/05/2007 08:37 PM Michael Niedermayer

ffmpeg forum

Originally committed as revision 9951 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

4cb3aa09 07/27/2007 01:40 PM Panagiotis Issaris

Add a section about C++ and extern "C" in the FAQ.

Originally committed as revision 9811 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

33ed2d84 07/17/2007 02:59 PM Luca Barbato

Editorial cleanup, thanks Diego =)

Originally committed as revision 9723 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

241fb0c4 07/17/2007 02:15 PM Luca Barbato

RTP clarifications

Originally committed as revision 9722 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

208e63b4 07/17/2007 12:07 PM Michael Niedermayer

mention rfc 4629 for rtp-h263(+)

Originally committed as revision 9715 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

78a3c678 07/16/2007 08:54 AM Diego Biurrun

spelling/grammar/wording

Originally committed as revision 9694 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

8749180c 07/15/2007 12:17 PM Michael Niedermayer

rtp-h263 FAQ

Originally committed as revision 9683 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

5965e1a9 06/21/2007 05:14 AM Víctor Paesa

Remove space before question marks.

Originally committed as revision 9378 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

095247b1 06/07/2007 04:43 PM avcoder

Change names of codecs provided by external libraries in examples to account
for the recent renamings of those codecs.
patch by QuickTime, ffmpeg gmail com

Originally committed as revision 9247 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

5449190f 06/04/2007 09:09 PM Víctor Paesa

Wording improvements for the previous commit.

Originally committed as revision 9214 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

f7994861 06/02/2007 09:50 PM Víctor Paesa

Add FAQ entry for video joining.

Originally committed as revision 9176 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

1fee8b3a 06/01/2007 12:03 PM Víctor Paesa

A bit more clear FAQ 1.2
Patch by Víctor Paesa, wzrlpy arsystel com

Originally committed as revision 9167 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

7c1ebf17 04/04/2007 11:41 AM Diego Biurrun

typo/grammar

Originally committed as revision 8623 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

5d171758 03/20/2007 09:17 PM Michael Niedermayer

update links to old probably obsolete bttv patches

Originally committed as revision 8459 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

afe28f7c 03/20/2007 09:12 PM Michael Niedermayer

link to ffv1, msmpeg4, asv1, 4xm docs

Originally committed as revision 8458 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

04704a78 03/20/2007 09:09 PM Michael Niedermayer

libav* headers for pascal

Originally committed as revision 8457 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

626fe955 03/10/2007 01:12 PM Diego Biurrun

markup/wording/spelling/formatting improvements for the last commit

Originally committed as revision 8312 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

92574878 03/10/2007 12:37 PM Michael Niedermayer

@section My bugreport/mail to ffmpeg-dev/user has not received any replies

Originally committed as revision 8311 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

5438308f 03/07/2007 06:17 PM Panagiotis Issaris

Update the documentation to be consistent with the new unit for the "ab"
parameter.

Originally committed as revision 8288 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

5c159f40 03/02/2007 02:40 AM Diego Biurrun

wording/spelling

Originally committed as revision 8183 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

b72ad042 03/01/2007 02:49 PM Michael Niedermayer

decoding rtp

Originally committed as revision 8170 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

123bff4b 02/21/2007 12:03 PM Benoit Fouet

Clarify FAQ, section "ffmpeg does not work".
Patch by Benoit Fouet, benoit fouet % purplelabs com.

Originally committed as revision 8048 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

ab9c4087 02/20/2007 09:59 AM Panagiotis Issaris

The --enable-a52 option was renamed to --enable-liba52, fix the FAQ regarding
this change.

Originally committed as revision 8036 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

3f6bafc1 02/20/2007 09:26 AM Dujardin Bernard

FAQ clarification concerning the configuration of FFmpeg for usage with liba52.
Patch by Bernard Dujardin, dujardin iut % numericable fr.

Originally committed as revision 8035 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

bc155732 02/19/2007 12:14 PM Diego Biurrun

link fix by Dujardin Bernard, dujardin.iut numericable fr

Originally committed as revision 8028 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

e2ef53fc 02/05/2007 04:45 PM Diego Biurrun

Link to the FFmpeg Windows Help website.

Originally committed as revision 7828 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

2f0b8fbb 02/05/2007 04:38 PM Diego Biurrun

Put Visual C++ question in a better location.

Originally committed as revision 7827 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

e867d9b9 01/25/2007 05:34 PM Diego Biurrun

Update gcc sections.

Originally committed as revision 7712 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

16ab894e 01/15/2007 05:46 AM Diego Biurrun

spelling, formatting

Originally committed as revision 7530 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

c62997a5 01/02/2007 01:19 AM Michael Niedermayer

some quick encoding tips
feel free to extend, change, fix spelling and grammer and the formatting ...

Originally committed as revision 7400 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

eb10acec 11/20/2006 09:48 PM Diego Biurrun

Kb --> kb

Originally committed as revision 7142 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

c9068f1b 11/20/2006 07:05 PM Víctor Paesa

Current FFmpeg expects bits/s instead of kilobits/s in the -b option.
patch by Víctor Paesa, wzrlpy arsystel com

Originally committed as revision 7136 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

3c88ea24 11/05/2006 01:31 PM Baptiste Coudurier

update docs to reflect AVImageFormat removing

Originally committed as revision 6899 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

e9766450 10/04/2006 04:05 PM Ramiro Polla

MSys bash 2.04 is broken.
patch by Ramiro Polla, angustia (at) arrozcru no-ip org

Originally committed as revision 6554 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

7a9d265b 09/18/2006 08:19 PM Benjamin Larsson

Added qcelp faq.

Originally committed as revision 6289 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

99f6278e 09/17/2006 07:34 AM Diego Biurrun

wording/spelling

Originally committed as revision 6283 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

2c29781d 09/16/2006 12:40 PM Víctor Paesa

Document how to read DirectShow files,
Patch by Victor Paesa % wzrlpy A arsystel P com %
Original thread:
Date: Sep 15, 2006 5:12 PM
Subject: [Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add to FAQ how to read DirectShow files

Originally committed as revision 6280 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

a9d21e78 08/24/2006 02:03 PM Michel Bardiaux

Update the FAQ with the current status of image formats.
patch by Michel Bardiaux, mbardiaux at mediaxim dot be

Originally committed as revision 6075 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

ad21ad45 07/25/2006 11:42 AM Víctor Paesa

Explain usage of image formats other than GIF.
patch by Victor Paesa, wzrlpy at arsystel com

Originally committed as revision 5824 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

1c1b5a40 06/09/2006 09:55 AM Diego Biurrun

CVS --> Subversion

Originally committed as revision 5458 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

f7709b1a 05/27/2006 09:44 AM Michael Niedermayer

working H.264 + AAC in mp4 encoding example for the psp

Originally committed as revision 5412 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

18e7d87c 05/19/2006 08:46 AM Diego Biurrun

typo/grammar fixes

Originally committed as revision 5409 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

b4aead58 05/19/2006 08:09 AM Michael Niedermayer

ipod & psp encoding guide

Originally committed as revision 5407 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

fcdff899 05/18/2006 08:46 AM Diego Biurrun

typo fixes

Originally committed as revision 5396 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

f994f61e 05/18/2006 08:01 AM Michael Niedermayer

URLProtocol faq

Originally committed as revision 5393 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

788223b1 02/24/2006 04:07 PM Diego Biurrun

Remove outdated FAQ entry about A/V sync issues when grabbing.

Originally committed as revision 5061 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

70b0bb87 02/22/2006 10:52 AM Diego Biurrun

link fixes

Originally committed as revision 5050 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

7a771569 01/13/2006 11:52 PM Diego Biurrun

Point at new bug report page.

Originally committed as revision 4846 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

f007d358 01/02/2006 10:24 AM Diego Biurrun

Add entry about release frequency.

Originally committed as revision 4800 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk