[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] no longer marking native aac encoder as experimental

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Tue Dec 2 00:09:55 CET 2014

On Mon, Dec 01, 2014 at 11:09:47PM +0100, Andreas Cadhalpun wrote:
> Hi,
> On 01.12.2014 04:37, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> >On Sun, Nov 30, 2014 at 11:43:45PM +0100, Andreas Cadhalpun wrote:
> >>Subject: [PATCH] avcodec/aacenc: no longer mark native aac encoder as
> >>  experimental
> >
> >this would result in the native encoder being used even when libfaac
> >is enabled and linked in
> >is that intended ?
> Yes, even though this could/should be improved further.
> Currently ffmpeg already tries to use the native aac encoder even if
> libfaac is available, but then fails without '-strict -2':
> "The encoder 'aac' is experimental but experimental codecs are not
> enabled, add '-strict -2' if you want to use it.
> Alternatively use the non experimental encoder 'libfaac'."

> It would be nice if ffmpeg would automatically choose the best aac
> encoder available (libfdk_aac > libfaac > aac > libvo_aacenc), but

does this require anything more than changing the order of
registration in allcodecs.c ?

> given that the native aac encoder works reasonably well, just using
> it is better than aborting.

> Best regards,
> Andreas
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