[MPlayer-users] Parsing whole Youtube mp4 file before playing?

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 5 11:18:34 CEST 2015

On Fri, 5 Jun 2015 11:14:05 +0200
Rasz <citizenr at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 6/5/15, wm4 <nfxjfg at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > libavcodec. It's because the mp4 file is "fragmented". It works if you
> > disable indexing.
> how? idx/forceidx/noidx doesnt do anything
> and like I said before both html5 and flash YT players have no problem
> with those files and play them without fetching whole thing, including
> quick seeking.

Well, I don't remember how mplayer does it, but setting the
AVFMT_FLAG_IGNIDX flag should stop the libavformat demuxer
from reading the whole file. But other things break.

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