[FFmpeg-user] Get ffmpeg output file in byte format
perera.amila at gmail.com
Mon Jun 30 16:14:14 CEST 2014
Thank you Simon.
This is the first time I've heard of 'FFMpeg Protocols'.(I am a newbie on
It seems that I can accomplish my task as you've mentioned.
Will let you know if I need further help.
On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 7:27 PM, Simon Thelen <ffmpeg-user at c-14.de> wrote:
> On 30/06/14 at 18:59, Amila Perera wrote:
> > Is it possible to get the byte stream of an output file of ffmpeg tool as
> > it is generated.
> > Clarification:
> > I want to transcode a file, but can't wait till the entire output file is
> > generated.
> > I want to get the output bytes part by part and send those bytes to a
> > client.
> > Is there a special command in FFMpeg that I can use for this particular
> > situation??
> > Thank you in advance!
> You could try outputting via tcp, udp, or a pipe. Any sort of network
> protocol or pipe/socket protocol should receive a byte stream of the
> output. Look at the list of FFMpeg protocols:
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