[mythtv-users] matroska with internal Player

Peter Kornhuld Webmaaschter at gmx.de
Tue Feb 14 22:23:01 UTC 2006


Am Dienstag, 14. Februar 2006 22:55 schrieb Isaac Richards:
> On Tuesday 14 February 2006 16:53, Joseph A. Caputo wrote:
> > On Tuesday 14 February 2006 16:36, Peter Kornhuld wrote:
> > > > I don't think libavcodec knows how to deal with matroska
> > > > files.
> > >
> > > Matroska isnt a codec it is a container. Some of my Matroska-files
> > > are made with ffmpeg and then only merged in the mkv-container. Thus
> > > i think it isnt a problem with libavcodec.
> >
> > Then possibly a problem with libavformat?  Isn't that the container-side
> > sibling of libavcodec?  In any event, they're both part of the ffmpeg
> > project, which Myth sucks into its source tree.  Isaac re-syncs with
> > the ffmpeg project every now and then, so the best approach is probably
> > to fix the problem there, then we'll get it eventually.
> >
> > Have you tried playing the files with MPlayer?  MPlayer also uses the
> > ffmpeg libraries, so it's probably a good litmus test to see if the
> > problem is in ffmpeg code or not.
Mplayer works fine. If i belive the german 
Wikipedia libavcodec supports matroska.

> A more accurate test would be to try 'ffplay' in current ffmpeg CVS. 
> mplayer may use a different demuxer than the one in libavformat.
I didnt try CVS but ffmpeg-0.4.9-4.pm.cvs20060201.
ffplay works fine but seeking doesnt work. Switching audiotracks works 
(sometimes), Subtitles doesn't.


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