[Theora] ffmpeg/ffmpeg2theora &vhooks
acolwell at real.com
Tue Feb 21 07:20:13 PST 2006
You could try using ffmpeg2theora.
I don't know if it has the vhook functionality, but it should be relatively
easy to modify the source for your purposes.
On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 05:27:14PM -0800, Aphid wrote:
> Hi theora-list,
> I'm involved in in a project to redistribute C-SPAN's floor footage
> from the US house and senate that we're capturing and converting*.
> This footage is in the public doman, however there's a C-SPAN overlay
> which is a registered trademark - we're having to overlay a "public
> domain" graphic on top of it. We're currently doing this with
> ffmpeg's vhook functionality. We ultimately need this footage to be
> in theora, because we're using annodex to index the footage. So - a
> couple of questions:
> I've noticed some activity on the ffmpeg changelog w/r/t decoding
> theora content - is there any hope of ENcoding via ffmpeg?
> this would allow us to use our ffmpeg vhooks to get our theora
> Is it possible/feasible to roll vhook funcitonality into ffmpeg2theora?
> Otherwise, it seems as though we're stuck rendering mp4 in ffmpeg
> with our overlay, then ffmpeg2theoraing that mp4. This is
> problematic because we're also hoping to offer a live feed.
> Any advice or suggestions would be very appreciated.
> *the footage is currently available digitally in DRM'd & proprietary
> RealVideo; we think it's a better idea to have it available in an
> open format.
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