[FFmpeg-user] Tagging audio channels
nichot20 at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 16 09:13:50 CEST 2012
On 13/07/12 17:21, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Tim Nicholson <nichot20 <at> yahoo.com> writes:
>> 4ch 1 stream version L/R L/R:-
> Thank you for the sample!
> (I wonder how the application is supposed to know which of
> the two "chan" atoms should be used, the one that says 4.0
> or the one that says LRLR? But I did not look carefully.)
I think the 4.0 comes from ffmpeg after the initial stream copy of mono
tracks, then the L/R settings, is added by quicktime which doesn't allow
adjustment of the 4.0 bit.
As it happens I find that I also need to set the track names
(trak->udta->name atom) so I think I am going to have to knock up an
atom smasher to post process the files and tweak the atoms as required...
> FFmpeg currently does not even support reading the channel
> layout, and unfortunately, it is incompatible with the
> internal representation.
Expecting ffmpeg to support the morass of qt atoms is somewhat
unrealistic, but I wanted to check there was no hidden feature I could
use before diving in..
> Stream-copying should be possible though, afair, I once
> posted a patch that may work.
Interesting I will have a look.
> Carl Eugen
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