[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH v2] lavf/movenc: write track title metadata for mov files

Michael Niedermayer michael at niedermayer.cc
Tue Mar 20 21:08:41 EET 2018

On Tue, Mar 20, 2018 at 02:12:04PM +0000, Derek Buitenhuis wrote:
> On 3/20/2018 8:31 AM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> > More precisely: I asked you if it is well-defined (assuming it is not since
> > this is the only reason I can think of it was not used so far).
> He linked to the definition in the QTFF spec directly above, so it is
> certainly defined, at least.
> On 3/20/2018 4:48 AM, Courtland Idstrom wrote:
> > From the spec, '©nam' appears to be a localized entry, which can also be
> > set per-track in Quicktime (exposed via their annotations editor). Name
> > appears to be the primary non-localized field used to identify the track,
> > which is the value I'm looking to set. I started with a Quicktime file as
> > my target (for some post production work), and worked backwards to figure
> > out how this field was encoded.

> I am OK with the patch so long as it matches the behavior of how QuickTime
> Pro (or FCP) creates files, as those are the normative references, more
> or less.



Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

Rewriting code that is poorly written but fully understood is good.
Rewriting code that one doesnt understand is a sign that one is less smart
then the original author, trying to rewrite it will not make it better.
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