[FFmpeg-devel] Codec IDs for AC3/DTS variants (Was: Re: [RFC] additinaldesc_type for dtshd mpeg-ts demuxer)

Benjamin Larsson banan
Tue Jun 10 09:20:19 CEST 2008

elupus wrote:
>>> Yes, we need to/should add support for spdif  output/pass through.
>> That would be entirely up to the calling application to handle.  All I'm
>> asking that such all application be given enough information to make the
>> right choice.
> It's actually more the job of an encoder / bitstream filter. You need to add a 
> S/PDIF header to the data, and padd to a certain length. Demuxer should never 
> output S/PDIF'ed data, but sure a AC3_SPDIF, DTS_SPDIF, AAC_SPDIF, WMA_SPDIF 
> codec id's could be nice to have.

Don't forget mpeg audio over spdif. Btw we have figured out how to send 
wmapro over spdif if you are interested.

Benjamin Larsson

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