[MPlayer-users] ffmpeg and the DLL codecs for WMV (etc)

Jan Knutar jknutar at nic.fi
Sun Jun 18 01:51:20 CEST 2006

On Sunday 18 June 2006 02:43, Vacuum Joe wrote:

> I compiled it and used it and it was great for
> capturing mpeg thumbnails, and I could easily modify
> it to take command line arguments, and output in
> different formats, etc, but it does not support WMV
> files.

Everything except wmv9 and newer should be supported
by ffmpeg, with the exception of J-frames in wmv7 and

MPlayer uses hacks, glue and emulates sufficient amounts
of win32 (like wine), in order to be able to load win32 DLLs.
It's not likely that this would ever be added to ffmpeg.

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