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\input texinfo @c -*- texinfo -*-
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@settitle General Documentation
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@titlepage
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@center @titlefont{General Documentation}
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@end titlepage
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@chapter external libraries
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FFmpeg can be hooked up with a number of external libraries to add support
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for more formats. None of them are used by default, their use has to be
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explicitly requested by passing the appropriate flags to @file{./configure}.
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@section OpenCORE AMR
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FFmpeg can make use of the OpenCORE libraries for AMR-NB
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decoding/encoding and AMR-WB decoding.
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Go to @url{http://sourceforge.net/projects/opencore-amr/} and follow the instructions for
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installing the libraries. Then pass @code{--enable-libopencore-amrnb} and/or
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@code{--enable-libopencore-amrwb} to configure to enable the libraries.
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Note that OpenCORE is under the Apache License 2.0 (see
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@url{http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0} for details), which is
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incompatible with the LGPL version 2.1 and GPL version 2. You have to
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upgrade FFmpeg's license to LGPL version 3 (or if you have enabled
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GPL components, GPL version 3) to use it.
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@chapter Supported File Formats and Codecs
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You can use the @code{-formats} and @code{-codecs} options to have an exhaustive list.
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@section File Formats
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FFmpeg supports the following file formats through the @code{libavformat}
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library:
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@item Name @tab Encoding @tab Decoding @tab Comments
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@item 4xm                       @tab   @tab X
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    @tab 4X Technologies format, used in some games.
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@item 8088flex TMV              @tab   @tab X
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@item Adobe Filmstrip           @tab X @tab X
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@item Audio IFF (AIFF)          @tab X @tab X
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@item American Laser Games MM   @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Multimedia format used in games like Mad Dog McCree.
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@item 3GPP AMR                  @tab X @tab X
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@item ASF                       @tab X @tab X
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@item AVI                       @tab X @tab X
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@item AVISynth                  @tab   @tab X
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@item AVS                       @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Multimedia format used by the Creature Shock game.
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@item Beam Software SIFF        @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Audio and video format used in some games by Beam Software.
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@item Bethesda Softworks VID    @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Used in some games from Bethesda Softworks.
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@item Bink                      @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Multimedia format used by many games.
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@item Brute Force & Ignorance   @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Used in the game Flash Traffic: City of Angels.
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@item Interplay C93             @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Used in the game Cyberia from Interplay.
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@item Delphine Software International CIN @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Multimedia format used by Delphine Software games.
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@item CD+G                      @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Video format used by CD+G karaoke disks
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@item Core Audio Format         @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Apple Core Audio Format
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@item CRC testing format        @tab X @tab
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@item Creative Voice            @tab X @tab X
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    @tab Created for the Sound Blaster Pro.
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@item CRYO APC                  @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Audio format used in some games by CRYO Interactive Entertainment.
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@item D-Cinema audio            @tab X @tab X
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@item Deluxe Paint Animation    @tab   @tab X
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@item DV video                  @tab X @tab X
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@item DXA                       @tab   @tab X
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    @tab This format is used in the non-Windows version of the Feeble Files
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         game and different game cutscenes repacked for use with ScummVM.
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@item Electronic Arts cdata  @tab    @tab X
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@item Electronic Arts Multimedia  @tab    @tab X
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    @tab Used in various EA games; files have extensions like WVE and UV2.
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@item FFM (FFserver live feed)  @tab X @tab X
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@item Flash (SWF)               @tab X @tab X
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@item Flash 9 (AVM2)            @tab X @tab X
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    @tab Only embedded audio is decoded.
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@item FLI/FLC/FLX animation     @tab   @tab X
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    @tab .fli/.flc files
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@item Flash Video (FLV)         @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Macromedia Flash video files
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@item framecrc testing format   @tab X @tab
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@item FunCom ISS                @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Audio format used in various games from FunCom like The Longest Journey.
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@item GIF Animation             @tab X @tab
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@item GXF                       @tab X @tab X
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    @tab General eXchange Format SMPTE 360M, used by Thomson Grass Valley
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         playout servers.
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@item id Quake II CIN video     @tab   @tab X
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@item id RoQ                    @tab X @tab X
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    @tab Used in Quake III, Jedi Knight 2, other computer games.
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@item IEC61937 encapsulation @tab X @tab
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@item IFF                       @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Interchange File Format
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@item Interplay MVE             @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Format used in various Interplay computer games.
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@item IV8                       @tab   @tab X
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    @tab A format generated by IndigoVision 8000 video server.
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@item LMLM4                     @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Used by Linux Media Labs MPEG-4 PCI boards
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@item Matroska                  @tab X @tab X
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@item Matroska audio            @tab X @tab
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@item MAXIS XA                  @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Used in Sim City 3000; file extension .xa.
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@item MD Studio                 @tab   @tab X
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@item Monkey's Audio            @tab   @tab X
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@item Motion Pixels MVI         @tab   @tab X
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@item MOV/QuickTime/MP4         @tab X @tab X
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    @tab 3GP, 3GP2, PSP, iPod variants supported
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@item MP2                       @tab X @tab X
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@item MP3                       @tab X @tab X
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@item MPEG-1 System             @tab X @tab X
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    @tab muxed audio and video, VCD format supported
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@item MPEG-PS (program stream)  @tab X @tab X
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    @tab also known as @code{VOB} file, SVCD and DVD format supported
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@item MPEG-TS (transport stream) @tab X @tab X
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    @tab also known as DVB Transport Stream
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@item MPEG-4                    @tab X @tab X
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    @tab MPEG-4 is a variant of QuickTime.
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@item MIME multipart JPEG       @tab X @tab
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@item MSN TCP webcam            @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Used by MSN Messenger webcam streams.
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@item MTV                       @tab   @tab X
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@item Musepack                  @tab   @tab X
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@item Musepack SV8              @tab   @tab X
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@item Material eXchange Format (MXF) @tab X @tab X
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    @tab SMPTE 377M, used by D-Cinema, broadcast industry.
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@item Material eXchange Format (MXF), D-10 Mapping @tab X @tab X
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    @tab SMPTE 386M, D-10/IMX Mapping.
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@item NC camera feed            @tab   @tab X
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    @tab NC (AVIP NC4600) camera streams
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@item NTT TwinVQ (VQF)          @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation TwinVQ.
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@item Nullsoft Streaming Video  @tab   @tab X
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@item NuppelVideo               @tab   @tab X
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@item NUT                       @tab X @tab X
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    @tab NUT Open Container Format
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@item Ogg                       @tab X @tab X
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@item TechnoTrend PVA           @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Used by TechnoTrend DVB PCI boards.
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@item QCP                       @tab   @tab X
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@item raw ADTS (AAC)            @tab X @tab X
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@item raw AC-3                  @tab X @tab X
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@item raw Chinese AVS video     @tab   @tab X
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@item raw CRI ADX               @tab X @tab X
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@item raw Dirac                 @tab X @tab X
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@item raw DNxHD                 @tab X @tab X
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@item raw DTS                   @tab X @tab X
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@item raw E-AC-3                @tab X @tab X
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@item raw FLAC                  @tab X @tab X
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@item raw GSM                   @tab   @tab X
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@item raw H.261                 @tab X @tab X
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@item raw H.263                 @tab X @tab X
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@item raw H.264                 @tab X @tab X
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@item raw Ingenient MJPEG       @tab   @tab X
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@item raw MJPEG                 @tab X @tab X
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@item raw MLP                   @tab   @tab X
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@item raw MPEG                  @tab   @tab X
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@item raw MPEG-1                @tab   @tab X
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@item raw MPEG-2                @tab   @tab X
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@item raw MPEG-4                @tab X @tab X
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@item raw NULL                  @tab X @tab
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@item raw video                 @tab X @tab X
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@item raw id RoQ                @tab X @tab
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@item raw Shorten               @tab   @tab X
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@item raw TrueHD                @tab X @tab X
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@item raw VC-1                  @tab   @tab X
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@item raw PCM A-law             @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM mu-law            @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM signed 8 bit      @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM signed 16 bit big-endian  @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM signed 16 bit little-endian  @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM signed 24 bit big-endian  @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM signed 24 bit little-endian  @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM signed 32 bit big-endian  @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM signed 32 bit little-endian  @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM unsigned 8 bit    @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM unsigned 16 bit big-endian  @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM unsigned 16 bit little-endian  @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM unsigned 24 bit big-endian  @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM unsigned 24 bit little-endian  @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM unsigned 32 bit big-endian  @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM unsigned 32 bit little-endian  @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM floating-point 32 bit big-endian  @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM floating-point 32 bit little-endian  @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM floating-point 64 bit big-endian  @tab X @tab X
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@item raw PCM floating-point 64 bit little-endian  @tab X @tab X
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@item RDT                       @tab   @tab X
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@item REDCODE R3D               @tab   @tab X
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    @tab File format used by RED Digital cameras, contains JPEG 2000 frames and PCM audio.
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@item RealMedia                 @tab X @tab X
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@item Redirector                @tab   @tab X
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@item Renderware TeXture Dictionary @tab   @tab X
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@item RL2                       @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Audio and video format used in some games by Entertainment Software Partners.
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@item RPL/ARMovie               @tab   @tab X
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@item RTMP                      @tab X @tab X
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    @tab Output is performed by publishing stream to RTMP server
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@item RTP                       @tab   @tab X
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@item SDP                       @tab   @tab X
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@item Sega FILM/CPK             @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Used in many Sega Saturn console games.
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@item Sierra SOL                @tab   @tab X
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    @tab .sol files used in Sierra Online games.
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@item Sierra VMD                @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Used in Sierra CD-ROM games.
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@item Smacker                   @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Multimedia format used by many games.
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@item Sony OpenMG (OMA)         @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Audio format used in Sony Sonic Stage and Sony Vegas.
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@item Sony PlayStation STR      @tab   @tab X
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@item Sony Wave64 (W64)         @tab   @tab X
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@item SoX native format         @tab X @tab X
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@item SUN AU format             @tab X @tab X
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@item THP                       @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Used on the Nintendo GameCube.
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@item Tiertex Limited SEQ       @tab   @tab X
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@item True Audio                @tab   @tab X
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@item VC-1 test bitstream       @tab X @tab X
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@item WAV                       @tab X @tab X
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@item WavPack                   @tab   @tab X
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@item Wing Commander III movie  @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Multimedia format used in Origin's Wing Commander III computer game.
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@item Westwood Studios audio    @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Multimedia format used in Westwood Studios games.
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@item Westwood Studios VQA      @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Multimedia format used in Westwood Studios games.
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@item YUV4MPEG pipe             @tab X @tab X
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@end multitable
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@code{X} means that encoding (resp. decoding) is supported.
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@section Image Formats
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following image formats are supported:
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@item Name @tab Encoding @tab Decoding @tab Comments
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@item .Y.U.V       @tab X @tab X
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    @tab one raw file per component
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@item animated GIF @tab X @tab X
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    @tab Only uncompressed GIFs are generated.
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@item BMP          @tab X @tab X
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    @tab Microsoft BMP image
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@item DPX          @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Digital Picture Exchange
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@item JPEG         @tab X @tab X
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@item JPEG-LS      @tab X @tab X
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    @tab Lossless JPEG
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@item PAM          @tab X @tab X
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    @tab PAM is a PNM extension with alpha support.
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@item PBM          @tab X @tab X
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    @tab Portable BitMap image
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@item PCX          @tab X @tab X
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    @tab PC Paintbrush
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@item PGM          @tab X @tab X
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    @tab Portable GrayMap image
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@item PGMYUV       @tab X @tab X
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    @tab PGM with U and V components in YUV 4:2:0
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    @tab 2/4 bpp not supported yet
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@item PPM          @tab X @tab X
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    @tab Portable PixelMap image
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@item PTX          @tab   @tab X
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    @tab V.Flash PTX format
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@item SGI          @tab X @tab X
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    @tab SGI RGB image format
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@item Sun Rasterfile  @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Sun RAS image format
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@item TIFF         @tab X @tab X
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    @tab YUV, JPEG and some extension is not supported yet.
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@item Truevision Targa  @tab X @tab X
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    @tab Targa (.TGA) image format
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@end multitable
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@section Video Codecs
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@item Name @tab Encoding @tab Decoding @tab Comments
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@item 4X Movie               @tab     @tab  X
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    @tab Used in certain computer games.
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@item 8088flex TMV           @tab     @tab  X
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@item 8SVX exponential       @tab     @tab  X
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@item 8SVX fibonacci         @tab     @tab  X
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@item American Laser Games MM  @tab    @tab X
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    @tab Used in games like Mad Dog McCree.
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@item AMV Video              @tab     @tab  X
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    @tab Used in Chinese MP3 players.
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@item Apple MJPEG-B          @tab     @tab  X
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@item Apple QuickDraw        @tab     @tab  X
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    @tab fourcc: qdrw
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@item Asus v1                @tab  X  @tab  X
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    @tab fourcc: ASV1
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@item Asus v2                @tab  X  @tab  X
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    @tab fourcc: ASV2
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@item ATI VCR1               @tab     @tab  X
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    @tab fourcc: VCR1
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@item ATI VCR2               @tab     @tab  X
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    @tab fourcc: VCR2
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@item Auravision Aura        @tab     @tab  X
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@item Auravision Aura 2      @tab     @tab  X
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@item Autodesk Animator Flic video  @tab     @tab  X
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@item Autodesk RLE           @tab     @tab  X
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    @tab fourcc: AASC
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@item AVS (Audio Video Standard) video  @tab     @tab  X
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    @tab Video encoding used by the Creature Shock game.
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@item Beam Software VB       @tab     @tab  X
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@item Bethesda VID video     @tab     @tab  X
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    @tab Used in some games from Bethesda Softworks.
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@item Brute Force & Ignorance   @tab   @tab X
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    @tab Used in the game Flash Traffic: City of Angels.
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@item C93 video              @tab     @tab  X
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    @tab Codec used in Cyberia game.
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@item CamStudio              @tab     @tab  X
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    @tab fourcc: CSCD
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@item CD+G                   @tab     @tab  X
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    @tab Video codec for CD+G karaoke disks
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@item Chinese AVS video      @tab     @tab  X
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    @tab AVS1-P2, JiZhun profile
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@item Delphine Software International CIN video  @tab     @tab  X
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    @tab Codec used in Delphine Software International games.
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@item Cinepak                @tab     @tab  X
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@item Cirrus Logic AccuPak   @tab     @tab  X
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    @tab fourcc: CLJR
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@item Creative YUV (CYUV)    @tab     @tab  X
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@item Dirac                  @tab  E  @tab  E
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    @tab supported through external libdirac/libschroedinger libraries
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@item Deluxe Paint Animation @tab     @tab  X
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@item DNxHD                  @tab   X @tab  X
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    @tab aka SMPTE VC3
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@item Duck TrueMotion 1.0   @tab     @tab  X
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    @tab fourcc: DUCK
357 68dddf53 Justin Ruggles
@item Duck TrueMotion 2.0    @tab     @tab  X
358 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab fourcc: TM20
359 9510f59a Diego Biurrun
@item DV (Digital Video)     @tab  X  @tab  X
360
@item Feeble Files/ScummVM DXA  @tab     @tab  X
361 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab Codec originally used in Feeble Files game.
362 9510f59a Diego Biurrun
@item Electronic Arts CMV video  @tab     @tab  X
363 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab Used in NHL 95 game.
364 c63ea92b Peter Ross
@item Electronic Arts Madcow video  @tab     @tab  X
365 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item Electronic Arts TGV video  @tab     @tab  X
366
@item Electronic Arts TGQ video  @tab     @tab  X
367
@item Electronic Arts TQI video  @tab     @tab  X
368
@item Escape 124             @tab     @tab  X
369 f4258b13 Diego Biurrun
@item FFmpeg video codec #1  @tab  X  @tab  X
370 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab experimental lossless codec (fourcc: FFV1)
371 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item Flash Screen Video v1  @tab  X  @tab  X
372 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab fourcc: FSV1
373 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item Flash Video (FLV)      @tab  X  @tab  X
374 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab Sorenson H.263 used in Flash
375 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item Fraps                  @tab     @tab  X
376 d66d8b83 Diego Biurrun
@item H.261                  @tab  X  @tab  X
377 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item H.263 / H.263-1996     @tab  X  @tab  X
378
@item H.263+ / H.263-1998 / H.263 version 2  @tab  X  @tab  X
379
@item H.264 / AVC / MPEG-4 AVC / MPEG-4 part 10  @tab  E  @tab  X
380 360f980b Diego Biurrun
    @tab encoding supported through external library libx264
381 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item H.264 / AVC / MPEG-4 AVC / MPEG-4 part 10 (VDPAU acceleration)  @tab  E  @tab  X
382 d66d8b83 Diego Biurrun
@item HuffYUV                @tab  X  @tab  X
383 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item HuffYUV FFmpeg variant @tab  X  @tab  X
384 d66d8b83 Diego Biurrun
@item IBM Ultimotion         @tab     @tab  X
385 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab fourcc: ULTI
386 bac4c85c Diego Biurrun
@item id Cinematic video     @tab     @tab  X
387 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab Used in Quake II.
388 a1c5b6ec Justin Ruggles
@item id RoQ video           @tab  X  @tab  X
389 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab Used in Quake III, Jedi Knight 2, other computer games.
390 b9e06ddd Peter Ross
@item IFF ILBM               @tab     @tab  X
391
    @tab IFF interlaved bitmap
392
@item IFF ByteRun1           @tab     @tab  X
393
    @tab IFF run length encoded bitmap
394 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item Intel H.263            @tab     @tab  X
395
@item Intel Indeo 2          @tab     @tab  X
396 d66d8b83 Diego Biurrun
@item Intel Indeo 3          @tab     @tab  X
397 5bebe94d Kostya Shishkov
@item Intel Indeo 5          @tab     @tab  X
398 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item Interplay C93          @tab     @tab  X
399 9510f59a Diego Biurrun
    @tab Used in the game Cyberia from Interplay.
400 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item Interplay MVE video    @tab     @tab  X
401 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab Used in Interplay .MVE files.
402 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item Karl Morton's video codec  @tab     @tab  X
403 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab Codec used in Worms games.
404 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item LCL (LossLess Codec Library) MSZH  @tab     @tab  X
405
@item LCL (LossLess Codec Library) ZLIB  @tab  E  @tab  E
406 d66d8b83 Diego Biurrun
@item LOCO                   @tab     @tab  X
407
@item lossless MJPEG         @tab  X  @tab  X
408
@item Microsoft RLE          @tab     @tab  X
409 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item Microsoft Video 1      @tab     @tab  X
410 d66d8b83 Diego Biurrun
@item Mimic                  @tab     @tab  X
411 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab Used in MSN Messenger Webcam streams.
412 d66d8b83 Diego Biurrun
@item Miro VideoXL           @tab     @tab  X
413 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab fourcc: VIXL
414 eacf8613 Justin Ruggles
@item MJPEG (Motion JPEG)    @tab  X  @tab  X
415 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item Motion Pixels video    @tab     @tab  X
416
@item MPEG-1 video           @tab  X  @tab  X
417
@item MPEG-1/2 video XvMC (X-Video Motion Compensation)  @tab     @tab  X
418
@item MPEG-1/2 video (VDPAU acceleration)  @tab     @tab  X
419
@item MPEG-2 video           @tab  X  @tab  X
420
@item MPEG-4 part 2          @tab  X  @tab  X
421
    @ libxvidcore can be used alternatively for encoding.
422
@item MPEG-4 part 2 Microsoft variant version 1  @tab  X  @tab  X
423
@item MPEG-4 part 2 Microsoft variant version 2  @tab  X  @tab  X
424
@item MPEG-4 part 2 Microsoft variant version 3  @tab  X  @tab  X
425 eacf8613 Justin Ruggles
@item Nintendo Gamecube THP video  @tab     @tab  X
426 641992de Diego Biurrun
@item NuppelVideo/RTjpeg     @tab     @tab  X
427
    @tab Video encoding used in NuppelVideo files.
428 d66d8b83 Diego Biurrun
@item On2 VP3                @tab     @tab  X
429 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab still experimental
430 d66d8b83 Diego Biurrun
@item On2 VP5                @tab     @tab  X
431 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab fourcc: VP50
432 d66d8b83 Diego Biurrun
@item On2 VP6                @tab     @tab  X
433 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab fourcc: VP60,VP61,VP62
434 d66d8b83 Diego Biurrun
@item planar RGB             @tab     @tab  X
435 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab fourcc: 8BPS
436 a1c5b6ec Justin Ruggles
@item Q-team QPEG            @tab     @tab  X
437 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab fourccs: QPEG, Q1.0, Q1.1
438 9510f59a Diego Biurrun
@item QuickTime 8BPS video   @tab     @tab  X
439 a1c5b6ec Justin Ruggles
@item QuickTime Animation (RLE) video  @tab  X  @tab  X
440
    @tab fourcc: 'rle '
441
@item QuickTime Graphics (SMC)  @tab     @tab  X
442
    @tab fourcc: 'smc '
443
@item QuickTime video (RPZA) @tab     @tab  X
444
    @tab fourcc: rpza
445 4aaab0a3 Reimar Döffinger
@item R210 Quicktime Uncompressed RGB 10-bit     @tab     @tab  X
446 a1c5b6ec Justin Ruggles
@item Raw Video              @tab  X  @tab  X
447 d0e1cd3d Diego Biurrun
@item RealVideo 1.0          @tab  X  @tab  X
448
@item RealVideo 2.0          @tab  X  @tab  X
449 6beb8b26 Kostya Shishkov
@item RealVideo 3.0          @tab     @tab  X
450
    @tab still far from ideal
451 11c0f9ec Kostya Shishkov
@item RealVideo 4.0          @tab     @tab  X
452 68dddf53 Justin Ruggles
@item Renderware TXD (TeXture Dictionary)  @tab     @tab  X
453 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab Texture dictionaries used by the Renderware Engine.
454 a1c5b6ec Justin Ruggles
@item RL2 video              @tab     @tab  X
455
    @tab used in some games by Entertainment Software Partners
456 68dddf53 Justin Ruggles
@item Sierra VMD video       @tab     @tab  X
457
    @tab Used in Sierra VMD files.
458 bac4c85c Diego Biurrun
@item Smacker video          @tab     @tab  X
459 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab Video encoding used in Smacker.
460 68dddf53 Justin Ruggles
@item SMPTE VC-1             @tab     @tab  X
461 d66d8b83 Diego Biurrun
@item Snow                   @tab  X  @tab  X
462 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab experimental wavelet codec (fourcc: SNOW)
463 eacf8613 Justin Ruggles
@item Sony PlayStation MDEC (Motion DECoder)  @tab     @tab  X
464 a1c5b6ec Justin Ruggles
@item Sorenson Vector Quantizer 1  @tab  X  @tab  X
465 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab fourcc: SVQ1
466 a1c5b6ec Justin Ruggles
@item Sorenson Vector Quantizer 3  @tab     @tab  X
467 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab fourcc: SVQ3
468 a1c5b6ec Justin Ruggles
@item Sunplus JPEG (SP5X)    @tab     @tab  X
469 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab fourcc: SP5X
470 68dddf53 Justin Ruggles
@item TechSmith Screen Capture Codec  @tab     @tab  X
471 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab fourcc: TSCC
472 82ced5a9 Diego Biurrun
@item Theora                 @tab  E  @tab  X
473 360f980b Diego Biurrun
    @tab encoding supported through external library libtheora
474 a1c5b6ec Justin Ruggles
@item Tiertex Limited SEQ video  @tab     @tab  X
475 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab Codec used in DOS CD-ROM FlashBack game.
476 ca0bb1c4 Baptiste Coudurier
@item V210 Quicktime Uncompressed 4:2:2 10-bit     @tab  X  @tab  X
477 eacf8613 Justin Ruggles
@item VMware Screen Codec / VMware Video  @tab     @tab  X
478 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab Codec used in videos captured by VMware.
479 eacf8613 Justin Ruggles
@item Westwood Studios VQA (Vector Quantized Animation) video  @tab     @tab  X
480 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item Windows Media Video 7  @tab  X  @tab  X
481 eacf8613 Justin Ruggles
@item Windows Media Video 8  @tab  X  @tab  X
482 68dddf53 Justin Ruggles
@item Windows Media Video 9  @tab     @tab  X
483
    @tab not completely working
484 eacf8613 Justin Ruggles
@item Wing Commander III / Xan  @tab     @tab  X
485
    @tab Used in Wing Commander III .MVE files.
486 d66d8b83 Diego Biurrun
@item Winnov WNV1            @tab     @tab  X
487
@item WMV7                   @tab  X  @tab  X
488 39271be4 Diego Biurrun
@item YAMAHA SMAF            @tab  X  @tab  X
489 d66d8b83 Diego Biurrun
@item ZLIB                   @tab  X  @tab  X
490 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab part of LCL, encoder experimental
491 eacf8613 Justin Ruggles
@item Zip Motion Blocks Video  @tab   X @tab  X
492 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab Encoder works only in PAL8.
493 d0e1cd3d Diego Biurrun
@end multitable
494
495
@code{X} means that encoding (resp. decoding) is supported.
496
497 82ced5a9 Diego Biurrun
@code{E} means that support is provided through an external library.
498
499 d0e1cd3d Diego Biurrun
@section Audio Codecs
500
501 485ec4f1 Aurelien Jacobs
@multitable @columnfractions .4 .1 .1 .4
502 b3de4544 Diego Biurrun
@item Name @tab Encoding @tab Decoding @tab Comments
503 16d81b27 Diego Biurrun
@item 8SVX audio             @tab     @tab  X
504 82ced5a9 Diego Biurrun
@item AAC                    @tab  E  @tab  X
505 360f980b Diego Biurrun
    @tab encoding supported through external library libfaac
506 c76d1bb2 Justin Ruggles
@item AC-3                   @tab IX  @tab  X
507 fd75cedd Diego Biurrun
@item ADPCM 4X Movie         @tab     @tab  X
508
@item ADPCM CDROM XA         @tab     @tab  X
509
@item ADPCM Creative Technology @tab     @tab  X
510
    @tab 16 -> 4, 8 -> 4, 8 -> 3, 8 -> 2
511
@item ADPCM Electronic Arts  @tab     @tab  X
512
    @tab Used in various EA titles.
513
@item ADPCM Electronic Arts Maxis CDROM XS  @tab     @tab  X
514
    @tab Used in Sim City 3000.
515
@item ADPCM Electronic Arts R1  @tab     @tab  X
516
@item ADPCM Electronic Arts R2  @tab     @tab  X
517
@item ADPCM Electronic Arts R3  @tab     @tab  X
518
@item ADPCM Electronic Arts XAS @tab     @tab  X
519
@item ADPCM G.726            @tab  X  @tab  X
520
@item ADPCM IMA AMV          @tab     @tab  X
521
    @tab Used in AMV files
522
@item ADPCM IMA Electronic Arts EACS  @tab     @tab  X
523
@item ADPCM IMA Electronic Arts SEAD  @tab     @tab  X
524
@item ADPCM IMA Funcom       @tab     @tab  X
525
@item ADPCM IMA QuickTime    @tab  X  @tab  X
526
@item ADPCM IMA Loki SDL MJPEG  @tab     @tab  X
527
@item ADPCM IMA WAV          @tab  X  @tab  X
528
@item ADPCM IMA Westwood     @tab     @tab  X
529
@item ADPCM ISS IMA          @tab     @tab  X
530
    @tab Used in FunCom games.
531
@item ADPCM IMA Duck DK3     @tab     @tab  X
532
    @tab Used in some Sega Saturn console games.
533
@item ADPCM IMA Duck DK4     @tab     @tab  X
534
    @tab Used in some Sega Saturn console games.
535
@item ADPCM Microsoft        @tab  X  @tab  X
536
@item ADPCM MS IMA           @tab  X  @tab  X
537
@item ADPCM Nintendo Gamecube THP  @tab     @tab  X
538
@item ADPCM QT IMA           @tab  X  @tab  X
539
@item ADPCM SEGA CRI ADX     @tab  X  @tab  X
540
    @tab Used in Sega Dreamcast games.
541
@item ADPCM Shockwave Flash  @tab  X  @tab  X
542
@item ADPCM SMJPEG IMA       @tab     @tab  X
543
    @tab Used in certain Loki game ports.
544
@item ADPCM Sound Blaster Pro 2-bit  @tab     @tab  X
545
@item ADPCM Sound Blaster Pro 2.6-bit  @tab     @tab  X
546
@item ADPCM Sound Blaster Pro 4-bit  @tab     @tab  X
547
@item ADPCM Westwood Studios IMA @tab     @tab  X
548
    @tab Used in Westwood Studios games like Command and Conquer.
549
@item ADPCM Yamaha           @tab  X  @tab  X
550 82ced5a9 Diego Biurrun
@item AMR-NB                 @tab  E  @tab  E
551 fc1206a4 Diego Biurrun
    @tab supported through external library libopencore-amrnb
552
@item AMR-WB                 @tab     @tab  E
553
    @tab decoding supported through external library libopencore-amrwb
554 833e90dd Jai Menon
@item Apple lossless audio   @tab  X  @tab  X
555 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab QuickTime fourcc 'alac'
556 61dc238b Benjamin Larsson
@item Atrac 1                @tab     @tab  X
557 9510f59a Diego Biurrun
@item Atrac 3                @tab     @tab  X
558 c0d3f516 Peter Ross
@item Bink Audio             @tab     @tab  X
559
    @tab Used in Bink and Smacker files in many games.
560 9510f59a Diego Biurrun
@item Delphine Software International CIN audio  @tab     @tab  X
561 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab Codec used in Delphine Software International games.
562 9510f59a Diego Biurrun
@item COOK                   @tab     @tab  X
563
    @tab All versions except 5.1 are supported.
564
@item DCA (DTS Coherent Acoustics)  @tab     @tab  X
565 12dd57fd Diego Biurrun
@item DPCM id RoQ            @tab  X  @tab  X
566
    @tab Used in Quake III, Jedi Knight 2, other computer games.
567
@item DPCM Interplay         @tab     @tab  X
568
    @tab Used in various Interplay computer games.
569
@item DPCM Sierra Online     @tab     @tab  X
570
    @tab Used in Sierra Online game audio files.
571
@item DPCM Sol               @tab     @tab  X
572
@item DPCM Xan               @tab     @tab  X
573 eff9011d Sascha Sommer
    @tab Used in Origin's Wing Commander IV AVI files.
574 16d81b27 Diego Biurrun
@item DSP Group TrueSpeech   @tab     @tab  X
575
@item DV audio               @tab     @tab  X
576 44723c84 Justin Ruggles
@item Enhanced AC-3          @tab     @tab  X
577 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec)  @tab  X  @tab  IX
578
@item G.729                  @tab     @tab  X
579 82ced5a9 Diego Biurrun
@item GSM                    @tab  E  @tab  E
580 3f33271a Diego Biurrun
    @tab supported through external library libgsm
581 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item GSM Microsoft variant  @tab  E  @tab  E
582 3f33271a Diego Biurrun
    @tab supported through external library libgsm
583 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item IMC (Intel Music Coder)  @tab     @tab  X
584
@item MACE (Macintosh Audio Compression/Expansion) 3:1  @tab     @tab  X
585
@item MACE (Macintosh Audio Compression/Expansion) 6:1  @tab     @tab  X
586 9ba4821d Ramiro Polla
@item MLP (Meridian Lossless Packing)  @tab     @tab  X
587
    @tab Used in DVD-Audio discs.
588 16d81b27 Diego Biurrun
@item Monkey's Audio         @tab     @tab  X
589 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab Only versions 3.97-3.99 are supported.
590 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item MP1 (MPEG audio layer 1)  @tab     @tab IX
591
@item MP2 (MPEG audio layer 2)  @tab IX  @tab IX
592
@item MP3 (MPEG audio layer 3)  @tab  E  @tab IX
593
    @tab encoding supported through external library LAME, ADU MP3 and MP3onMP4 also supported
594 99971952 Thilo Borgmann
@item MPEG-4 Audio Lossless Coding (ALS)  @tab     @tab  X
595 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item Musepack SV7           @tab     @tab  X
596
@item Musepack SV8           @tab     @tab  X
597 641992de Diego Biurrun
@item Nellymoser Asao        @tab  X  @tab  X
598
@item PCM A-law              @tab  X  @tab  X
599
@item PCM mu-law             @tab  X  @tab  X
600
@item PCM 16-bit little-endian planar  @tab     @tab  X
601
@item PCM 32-bit floating point big-endian  @tab  X  @tab  X
602
@item PCM 32-bit floating point little-endian  @tab  X  @tab  X
603
@item PCM 64-bit floating point big-endian  @tab  X  @tab  X
604
@item PCM 64-bit floating point little-endian  @tab  X  @tab  X
605
@item PCM D-Cinema audio signed 24-bit   @tab  X  @tab  X
606
@item PCM signed 8-bit       @tab  X  @tab  X
607
@item PCM signed 16-bit big-endian  @tab  X  @tab  X
608
@item PCM signed 16-bit little-endian  @tab  X  @tab  X
609
@item PCM signed 24-bit big-endian  @tab  X  @tab  X
610
@item PCM signed 24-bit little-endian  @tab  X  @tab  X
611
@item PCM signed 32-bit big-endian  @tab  X  @tab  X
612
@item PCM signed 32-bit little-endian  @tab  X  @tab  X
613 5dd3707b Christian Schmidt
@item PCM signed 16/20/24-bit big-endian in MPEG-TS  @tab     @tab  X
614 641992de Diego Biurrun
@item PCM unsigned 8-bit     @tab  X  @tab  X
615
@item PCM unsigned 16-bit big-endian  @tab  X  @tab  X
616
@item PCM unsigned 16-bit little-endian  @tab  X  @tab  X
617
@item PCM unsigned 24-bit big-endian  @tab  X  @tab  X
618
@item PCM unsigned 24-bit little-endian  @tab  X  @tab  X
619
@item PCM unsigned 32-bit big-endian  @tab  X  @tab  X
620
@item PCM unsigned 32-bit little-endian  @tab  X  @tab  X
621
@item PCM Zork               @tab  X  @tab  X
622 73b458e3 Kenan Gillet
@item QCELP / PureVoice      @tab     @tab  X
623 a1c5b6ec Justin Ruggles
@item QDesign Music Codec 2  @tab     @tab  X
624 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab There are still some distortions.
625 a1c5b6ec Justin Ruggles
@item RealAudio 1.0 (14.4K)  @tab     @tab  X
626 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab Real 14400 bit/s codec
627 a1c5b6ec Justin Ruggles
@item RealAudio 2.0 (28.8K)  @tab     @tab  X
628 d698c5d3 Diego Biurrun
    @tab Real 28800 bit/s codec
629 a1c5b6ec Justin Ruggles
@item RealAudio 3.0 (dnet)   @tab IX  @tab  X
630 a692130f Justin Ruggles
    @tab Real low bitrate AC-3 codec
631 7bd3096f Vladimir Voroshilov
@item RealAudio SIPR / ACELP.NET @tab     @tab  X
632 bac4c85c Diego Biurrun
@item Shorten                @tab     @tab  X
633 68dddf53 Justin Ruggles
@item Sierra VMD audio       @tab     @tab  X
634
    @tab Used in Sierra VMD files.
635 bac4c85c Diego Biurrun
@item Smacker audio          @tab     @tab  X
636 e6fa1ca5 Justin Ruggles
@item Sonic                  @tab  X  @tab  X
637
    @tab experimental codec
638
@item Sonic lossless         @tab  X  @tab  X
639
    @tab experimental codec
640 82ced5a9 Diego Biurrun
@item Speex                  @tab     @tab  E
641 360f980b Diego Biurrun
    @tab supported through external library libspeex
642 16d81b27 Diego Biurrun
@item True Audio (TTA)       @tab     @tab  X
643 9ba4821d Ramiro Polla
@item TrueHD                 @tab     @tab  X
644
    @tab Used in HD-DVD and Blu-Ray discs.
645 7bd47335 Vitor Sessak
@item TwinVQ (VQF flavor)    @tab     @tab  X
646 dd2d651d Diego Biurrun
@item Vorbis                 @tab  E  @tab  X
647
    @ A native but very primitive encoder exists.
648 bac4c85c Diego Biurrun
@item WavPack                @tab     @tab  X
649 eacf8613 Justin Ruggles
@item Westwood Audio (SND1)  @tab     @tab  X
650
@item Windows Media Audio 1  @tab  X  @tab  X
651
@item Windows Media Audio 2  @tab  X  @tab  X
652 c1061cc7 Sascha Sommer
@item Windows Media Audio Pro @tab    @tab  X
653 fa65584f Ronald S. Bultje
@item Windows Media Audio Voice @tab  @tab  X
654 d0e1cd3d Diego Biurrun
@end multitable
655
656
@code{X} means that encoding (resp. decoding) is supported.
657
658 82ced5a9 Diego Biurrun
@code{E} means that support is provided through an external library.
659
660 d0e1cd3d Diego Biurrun
@code{I} means that an integer-only version is available, too (ensures high
661
performance on systems without hardware floating point support).
662
663 bd3151f2 Diego Biurrun
@section Subtitle Formats
664
665 000bbebb Diego Biurrun
@multitable @columnfractions .4 .1 .1 .1 .1
666 9afc2917 Diego Biurrun
@item Name @tab Muxing @tab Demuxing @tab Encoding @tab Decoding
667 913c3e2c Diego Biurrun
@item SSA/ASS      @tab X @tab X
668 9afc2917 Diego Biurrun
@item DVB          @tab X @tab X @tab X @tab X
669
@item DVD          @tab X @tab X @tab X @tab X
670 c58b82a2 Stephen Backway
@item PGS          @tab   @tab   @tab   @tab X
671 a4276ba2 Reimar Döffinger
@item XSUB         @tab   @tab   @tab X @tab X
672 bd3151f2 Diego Biurrun
@end multitable
673
674
@code{X} means that the feature is supported.
675
676 fbd52050 Diego Biurrun
@section Network Protocols
677
678 000bbebb Diego Biurrun
@multitable @columnfractions .4 .1
679 fbd52050 Diego Biurrun
@item Name         @tab Support
680
@item file         @tab X
681
@item Gopher       @tab X
682
@item HTTP         @tab X
683
@item pipe         @tab X
684
@item RTP          @tab X
685
@item TCP          @tab X
686
@item UDP          @tab X
687
@end multitable
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@code{X} means that the protocol is supported.
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@section Input/Output Devices
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@multitable @columnfractions .4 .1 .1
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@item Name              @tab Input  @tab Output
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@item ALSA              @tab X      @tab X
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@item BEOS audio        @tab X      @tab X
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@item BKTR              @tab X      @tab
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@item DV1394            @tab X      @tab
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@item JACK              @tab X      @tab
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@item LIBDC1394         @tab X      @tab
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@item OSS               @tab X      @tab X
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@item Video4Linux       @tab X      @tab
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@item Video4Linux2      @tab X      @tab
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@item VfW capture       @tab X      @tab
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@item X11 grabbing      @tab X      @tab
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@end multitable
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@code{X} means that input/output is supported.
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@chapter Platform Specific information
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@section BSD
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BSD make will not build FFmpeg, you need to install and use GNU Make
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(@file{gmake}).
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@section Windows
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To get help and instructions for building FFmpeg under Windows, check out
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the FFmpeg Windows Help Forum at
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@url{http://ffmpeg.arrozcru.org/}.
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@subsection Native Windows compilation
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FFmpeg can be built to run natively on Windows using the MinGW tools. Install
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the latest versions of MSYS and MinGW from @url{http://www.mingw.org/}.
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You can find detailed installation
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instructions in the download section and the FAQ.
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FFmpeg does not build out-of-the-box with the packages the automated MinGW
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installer provides. It also requires coreutils to be installed and many other
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packages updated to the latest version. The minimum version for some packages
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are listed below:
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@itemize
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@item bash 3.1
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@item msys-make 3.81-2 (note: not mingw32-make)
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@item w32api 3.13
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@item mingw-runtime 3.15
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@end itemize
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FFmpeg automatically passes @code{-fno-common} to the compiler to work around
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a GCC bug (see @url{http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=37216}).
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Within the MSYS shell, configure and make with:
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@example
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./configure --enable-memalign-hack
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make
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make install
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@end example
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This will install @file{ffmpeg.exe} along with many other development files
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to @file{/usr/local}. You may specify another install path using the
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@code{--prefix} option in @file{configure}.
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Notes:
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@itemize
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@item Building natively using MSYS can be sped up by disabling implicit rules
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in the Makefile by calling @code{make -r} instead of plain @code{make}. This
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speed up is close to non-existent for normal one-off builds and is only
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noticeable when running make for a second time (for example in
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@code{make install}).
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@item In order to compile FFplay, you must have the MinGW development library
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of SDL. Get it from @url{http://www.libsdl.org}.
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Edit the @file{bin/sdl-config} script so that it points to the correct prefix
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where SDL was installed. Verify that @file{sdl-config} can be launched from
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the MSYS command line.
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@item By using @code{./configure --enable-shared} when configuring FFmpeg,
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you can build libavutil, libavcodec and libavformat as DLLs.
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@subsection Microsoft Visual C++ compatibility
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As stated in the FAQ, FFmpeg will not compile under MSVC++. However, if you
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want to use the libav* libraries in your own applications, you can still
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compile those applications using MSVC++. But the libav* libraries you link
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to @emph{must} be built with MinGW. However, you will not be able to debug
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inside the libav* libraries, since MSVC++ does not recognize the debug
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symbols generated by GCC.
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We strongly recommend you to move over from MSVC++ to MinGW tools.
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This description of how to use the FFmpeg libraries with MSVC++ is based on
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Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition. If you have a different version,
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you might have to modify the procedures slightly.
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@subsubsection Using static libraries
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Assuming you have just built and installed FFmpeg in @file{/usr/local}.
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@item Create a new console application ("File / New / Project") and then
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select "Win32 Console Application". On the appropriate page of the
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Application Wizard, uncheck the "Precompiled headers" option.
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@item Write the source code for your application, or, for testing, just
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copy the code from an existing sample application into the source file
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that MSVC++ has already created for you. For example, you can copy
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@file{libavformat/output-example.c} from the FFmpeg distribution.
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@item Open the "Project / Properties" dialog box. In the "Configuration"
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combo box, select "All Configurations" so that the changes you make will
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affect both debug and release builds. In the tree view on the left hand
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side, select "C/C++ / General", then edit the "Additional Include
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Directories" setting to contain the path where the FFmpeg includes were
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installed (i.e. @file{c:\msys\1.0\local\include}).
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Do not add MinGW's include directory here, or the include files will
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conflict with MSVC's.
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@item Still in the "Project / Properties" dialog box, select
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"Linker / General" from the tree view and edit the
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"Additional Library Directories" setting to contain the @file{lib}
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directory where FFmpeg was installed (i.e. @file{c:\msys\1.0\local\lib}),
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the directory where MinGW libs are installed (i.e. @file{c:\mingw\lib}),
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and the directory where MinGW's GCC libs are installed
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(i.e. @file{C:\mingw\lib\gcc\mingw32\4.2.1-sjlj}). Then select
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"Linker / Input" from the tree view, and add the files @file{libavformat.a},
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@file{libavcodec.a}, @file{libavutil.a}, @file{libmingwex.a},
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@file{libgcc.a}, and any other libraries you used (i.e. @file{libz.a})
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to the end of "Additional Dependencies".
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@item Now, select "C/C++ / Code Generation" from the tree view. Select
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"Debug" in the "Configuration" combo box. Make sure that "Runtime
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Library" is set to "Multi-threaded Debug DLL". Then, select "Release" in
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the "Configuration" combo box and make sure that "Runtime Library" is
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set to "Multi-threaded DLL".
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@item Click "OK" to close the "Project / Properties" dialog box.
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@item MSVC++ lacks some C99 header files that are fundamental for FFmpeg.
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Get msinttypes from @url{http://code.google.com/p/msinttypes/downloads/list}
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and install it in MSVC++'s include directory
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(i.e. @file{C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\VC\include}).
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@item MSVC++ also does not understand the @code{inline} keyword used by
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FFmpeg, so you must add this line before @code{#include}ing libav*:
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@example
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#define inline _inline
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@end example
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@item Build your application, everything should work.
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@subsubsection Using shared libraries
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This is how to create DLL and LIB files that are compatible with MSVC++:
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@item Add a call to @file{vcvars32.bat} (which sets up the environment
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variables for the Visual C++ tools) as the first line of @file{msys.bat}.
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The standard location for @file{vcvars32.bat} is
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@file{C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\VC\bin\vcvars32.bat},
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and the standard location for @file{msys.bat} is @file{C:\msys\1.0\msys.bat}.
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If this corresponds to your setup, add the following line as the first line
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of @file{msys.bat}:
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@end example
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Alternatively, you may start the @file{Visual Studio 2005 Command Prompt},
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and run @file{c:\msys\1.0\msys.bat} from there.
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@item Within the MSYS shell, run @code{lib.exe}. If you get a help message
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from @file{Microsoft (R) Library Manager}, this means your environment
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variables are set up correctly, the @file{Microsoft (R) Library Manager}
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is on the path and will be used by FFmpeg to create
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MSVC++-compatible import libraries.
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@item Build FFmpeg with
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@example
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./configure --enable-shared --enable-memalign-hack
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Your install path (@file{/usr/local/} by default) should now have the
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necessary DLL and LIB files under the @file{bin} directory.
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To use those files with MSVC++, do the same as you would do with
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the static libraries, as described above. But in Step 4,
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you should only need to add the directory where the LIB files are installed
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(i.e. @file{c:\msys\usr\local\bin}). This is not a typo, the LIB files are
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installed in the @file{bin} directory. And instead of adding @file{libxx.a}
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files, you should add @file{avcodec.lib}, @file{avformat.lib}, and
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@file{avutil.lib}. There should be no need for @file{libmingwex.a},
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@file{libgcc.a}, and @file{wsock32.lib}, nor any other external library
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statically linked into the DLLs. The @file{bin} directory contains a bunch
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of DLL files, but the ones that are actually used to run your application
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are the ones with a major version number in their filenames
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(i.e. @file{avcodec-51.dll}).
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@subsection Cross compilation for Windows with Linux
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You must use the MinGW cross compilation tools available at
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@url{http://www.mingw.org/}.
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Then configure FFmpeg with the following options:
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@example
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./configure --target-os=mingw32 --cross-prefix=i386-mingw32msvc-
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(you can change the cross-prefix according to the prefix chosen for the
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MinGW tools).
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(@url{http://www.winehq.com/}).
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@subsection Compilation under Cygwin
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The main issue with the 1.5.x Cygwin versions is that newlib, its C library,
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does not contain llrint().  You need to upgrade to the unstable 1.7.x versions,
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or leverage the implementation in MinGW (as explained below).
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Just install your Cygwin with all the "Base" packages, plus the
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following "Devel" ones:
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@example
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binutils, gcc-core, make, subversion, mingw-runtime
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And the following "Utils" one:
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@example
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diffutils
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@end example
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The experimental gcc4 package is still buggy, hence please
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use the official gcc 3.4.4 or a 4.2.x compiled from source by yourself.
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Install the current binutils-20080624-2 as they work fine (the old
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binutils-20060709-1 proved buggy on shared builds).
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Then create a small library that just contains llrint():
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@example
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@end example
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Then run
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@example
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./configure --enable-static --disable-shared  --extra-ldflags='-L /usr/local/lib' --extra-libs='-l llrint'
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@end example
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to make a static build or
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@example
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./configure --enable-shared --disable-static  --extra-ldflags='-L /usr/local/lib' --extra-libs='-l llrint'
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@end example
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to build shared libraries.
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If you want to build FFmpeg with additional libraries, download Cygwin
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"Devel" packages for Ogg and Vorbis from any Cygwin packages repository:
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@example
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libogg-devel, libvorbis-devel
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These library packages are only available from Cygwin Ports
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(@url{http://sourceware.org/cygwinports/}) :
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@example
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yasm, libSDL-devel, libdirac-devel, libfaac-devel, libfaad-devel, libgsm-devel,
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libmp3lame-devel, libschroedinger1.0-devel, speex-devel, libtheora-devel,
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libxvidcore-devel
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The recommendation for libnut and x264 is to build them from source by
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yourself, as they evolve too quickly for Cygwin Ports to be up to date.
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Cygwin 1.7.x has IPv6 support. You can add IPv6 to Cygwin 1.5.x by means
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of the @code{libgetaddrinfo-devel} package, available at Cygwin Ports.
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@subsection Crosscompilation for Windows under Cygwin
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With Cygwin you can create Windows binaries that do not need the cygwin1.dll.
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Just install your Cygwin as explained before, plus these additional
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"Devel" packages:
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@example
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gcc-mingw-core, mingw-runtime, mingw-zlib
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./configure --target-os=mingw32 --enable-memalign-hack --enable-static --disable-shared --extra-cflags=-mno-cygwin --extra-libs=-mno-cygwin
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@example
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./configure --target-os=mingw32 --enable-memalign-hack --enable-shared --disable-static --extra-cflags=-mno-cygwin --extra-libs=-mno-cygwin
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@section BeOS
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BeOS support is broken in mysterious ways.
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@section OS/2
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For information about compiling FFmpeg on OS/2 see
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@url{http://www.edm2.com/index.php/FFmpeg}.
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@bye