[vlc-devel] Smooth Streaming
fyhuel at viotech.net
Fri Aug 19 14:49:17 CEST 2011
On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 1:14 AM, <cmueller at itec.uni-klu.ac.at> wrote:
> Have you installed the DASH plugin correctly?
Yes I have, and it works well.
> The output doesnt look like that.
It's only part of the output, and I don't get this messages with a
normal MPD file.
> Anyway its not possible to simply pipe MS Smooth Streaming fragments into
> VLC because they do not use a initialization segment with a "ftyp" and
> "moov" box as recommended in the iso base media format standard in Annex
> C.7. The first segment of a MS Smooth Stream which is in your example
> just contain a "moof" and "mdat" box because it is a fragment ;).
Ok I understand now... Thank you very much for your explanation !
What I still don't understand is why the Smooth Streaming server
doesn't send this initialization segment, but I have to get a better
understanding of containers.
> So what
> you can do is create an init segment for that stream or init the demux
> with the information from the manifest file by yourself.
Do you happen to have links to documentation that could explain how to
do that ? I didn't find good doc about MP4 / ISOFF in general. Maybe
should I play with MP4Box to get a better understanding to this
Thank you again,
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