[MPlayer-dev-eng] a64 encoder

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Mon Jan 5 13:36:24 CET 2009

On Monday, 05 January 2009 at 11:26, Bitbreaker/METALVOTZE wrote:
> Hi all,
> i recently mentioned on #mplayer-dev that i was doing an encoder for a 
> certain video format that can be streamed to and displayed by a 
> commodore 64. The first versions worked with converting a bunch of 
> .bmps, now i started to attach that to mplayer as ve_a64.c. Encoding 
> works fine and i can encode into several kind of subformats known by the 
> c64 (ascii, charset, and so on). Best would be, to have an own 
> containerformat, as i can't put things into an avi or such (too much 
> overhead, bandwidth is very limited on a c64, and audio data will be 
> piggypacked on encoded videoframes). So where should i implement such a 
> new container format?

Why not use the NUT container? Also, why not implement the encoder and muxer
in FFmpeg's libavcodec/libavformat so that not only MPlayer/MEncoder can


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