[Swfdec] flv support?
otte at gnome.org
Tue May 19 00:46:20 PDT 2009
On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 6:37 AM, Ravi Karmarkar
<karmarkar.ravi at gmail.com> wrote:
> My requirement is to be able to play downloaded YouTube videos(in flv
> format) in the GTK based swfdec player.
This is not possible. Swfdec can only load SWF files.
> How does 0.8.4 version achieve youtube playback when it can't load FLV files
Swfdec implements the NetStream and Video elements of SWF files, which
allow FLV playback inside an SWF file.
> My understanding is that swfdec parses the flv file and uses GStreamer to
> decode the audio/video but how to make the standalone swfdec player decode
> the flv file in the first place?
You can simply create an SWF file (or use an existing one like
Flowplayer) that loads the FLV file you want to play back.
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