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Subject: Re: Avi file support

Re: Avi file support

From: Michael Sevakis <jethead71_at_sbcglobal.net>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 00:20:52 -0400

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dominik Riebeling" <dominik.riebeling_at_gmail.com>
To: <stuart.lawler_at_visionline.ie>; "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Sunday, May 18, 2008 12:14 PM
Subject: Re: Avi file support

> On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 2:25 PM, Stuart Lawler
> <stuart.lawler_at_visionline.ie> wrote:
> > Does Rockbox support Avi files, or is it only mpeg format?
>
> as the documentation says only mpeg2 is supported. This information is
> up to date. By the way, avi is not a format but a container -- for
> "proper" avi support quite a lot of codecs would be needed. But as you
> need to transcode the video to fit your screen anyway there isn't much
> sense in supporting other formats.
>
>
> - Dominik

Actually, MPEG 1,2,2.5 audio streams are supported along with MPEG1/2 video
streams (raw and multiplexed). Of course, not raw audio since the core does
that already. :)

- Miguel
Received on 2008-05-19


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