[vlc-devel] [PATCH 2/5] mediacodec: add hevc mimetype

Thomas Guillem thomas.guillem at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 19:05:13 CEST 2014

I tested it only on a Nvidia Shield tablet (Tegra K1). It run fine
(with the others patches).

VLC use the MediaCodec API from JAVA, it's the public API from
android-sdk that don't change for one manufacturer.
But all manufacturers can modify the private native API
(MediaCodec.cpp and co), so that where they add support for extra

On Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 6:47 PM, John Stebbins <stebbins at jetheaddev.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Do you have an android box that this works on?  I tested such a patch on my Measy B4S and mediacodec fails during
> configure.  I did some further research, downloaded android SDK sources for another similar box and looked for
> problems.  Turns out mediacodec is missing support in other places for hevc.  Specifically, there is a hard coded list
> of "roles" in one of the functions that doesn't include an hevc decoder role. I see that you have fixed a similar issue
> in VLCs OMX implementation.
> I've seen reports that some manufacturers have made hevc mediacodec decode working, so I think some are distributing
> with modified SDK. Do you have one of these, if so which?
> --
> John      GnuPG fingerprint: D0EC B3DB C372 D1F1 0B01  83F0 49F1 D7B2 60D4 D0F7
> _______________________________________________
> vlc-devel mailing list
> To unsubscribe or modify your subscription options:
> https://mailman.videolan.org/listinfo/vlc-devel

More information about the vlc-devel mailing list