D Richard Felker III
dalias at aerifal.cx
Sat Apr 9 19:11:59 CEST 2005
On Sat, Apr 09, 2005 at 02:04:10PM +0200, Winterbird wrote:
> also, about avi files; It's possible to insert more than one audiotrack,
> but it's not recomended since the avi container not officially supports
> it. That means that most players (like mplayer) can't handle it.
AFAIK mplayer supports it just fine.
> I think matroska is a great container, considering it creates small
> files, supports multiple video/audio/subtitle streams as well as
> attatchments and other fun stuff. And most of all it is open source. I
> acctually have been meaning to ask if there is any possibility that
> mencoder in the future will support encoding directly to mkv?
If someone would write a native mkv muxer for libavformat, it would be
possible to support. MPlayer developers are not interested in linking
to more C++ code (i.e. the huge bloated libmatroska/libebml stuff).
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