[FFmpeg-user] live link in a video?

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Sun Jul 6 18:03:16 CEST 2014

Am 06.07.2014 18:00, schrieb Spencer Graves:
> On 7/6/2014 2:34 AM, Oliver Fromme wrote:
>> Spencer Graves wrote:
>>   >        Is there a way to include a live link in a video, so a user could
>>   > stop the video, click on the link, and have it go there?  If yes, how?
>>   >
>>   >        For example, is there a way to include a live link in a png (or
>>   > similar image file) that can be preserved by ffmpeg?
>> No, the PNG standard does not support that.
>> However, URLs can be included in general-purpose TXT chunks
>> inside a PNG file, but I'm not aware of any software that
>> would interpret this as a "live link" that would be preserved
>> as such during conversion.
>> Another possibility, of course, would be to include a QR code
>> or DataMatrix code in the image contents itself, but I assume
>> that's not what you have in mind.
>       Thanks for this.  Might it be feasible to include such in a subtitle?
>       I'm told that subtitles can be included for any number of languages, and a user can turn on whatever language
> s/he wants.  I know nothing about how to do that.  I found
> "https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/HowToBurnSubtitlesIntoVideo", but I don't know if this would support subtitling
> options or a live link

there is nothing like "live link" for any image or video format
both are not a website

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