[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]Allow easy png streamcopying

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 23 13:25:10 CEST 2015

On Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:25:44 +0200
Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:

> Hi!
> Stream-copying png is currently too difficult.
> An alternative is to remove the extension from the apng muxer.
> Please comment, Carl Eugen

I don't understand why apng would use the png file extension. This
makes it way too easy to creates PNGs with ffmpeg.c that are not
standard conform. So, I suggest to just remove the extension and be done
with it.

(Yes, APNG is a non-standard hack not supported by the PNG standard.)

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