[FFmpeg-devel] x11 output device for libavdevice

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Tue May 14 18:13:08 CEST 2013

Stefano Sabatini <stefasab at gmail.com> wrote:

>On date Wednesday 2013-04-17 19:35:03 +0000, Moguillansky, Jeff
>> Thanks,
>> Unfortunately I won't be able to continue working on xvideo output
>> device but if anyone wants to take over, feel free.  -Jeff
>Todo: support more pixel formats and options (for example w/h/x/y),
>but I don't plan to work on them soon, so I suggest to push as is and
>make easier for other contributors to extend it.
>BTW does someone know how to draw on the root window (allowing to
>implement live desktop background with FFmpeg)?

Just call DefaultRootWindow instead of creating a window.

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