[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: does ffmpeg supports wmv9?

Baptiste COUDURIER baptiste.coudurier
Wed Mar 8 10:40:17 CET 2006

Guillaume POIRIER wrote:
> Hi,
> On 3/8/06, shauli.rozen at gmail.com <shauli.rozen at gmail.com> wrote:
>>Hi experts , I am really new to ffmpeg and wonder
>>if it supports wmv9 , and if it doesn't , are there any plans to
>>support it in the future?
> There's is a preliminary support, but it crashes and doesn't work. So
> in short: no, there's no such support.
> Yes, it's planned to add support for it. FFmpeg just need someone to
> do it, and do it right! :)
> Maybe a bounty could be placed on that?
> The reference decoder _could_ be used as a start, but I suppose that
> for legal  issues (let alone performance), it can't be just copy and
> pasted. More here:
> http://multimedia.cx/eggs/category/reverse-engineering/windows-media/

I follow, reference decoder is way too slow.

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