[vlc-devel] [PATCH] libvlc: add libvlc_media_get_codec_description

Felix Paul Kühne fkuehne at videolan.org
Mon Jan 12 23:23:35 CET 2015

> On 12 Jan 2015, at 23:10, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org> wrote:
> On 12 Jan, Thomas Guillem wrote :
>> Get codec description from media elementary stream.
> Is there a use case for that outside of the get_media_track_info?

Yes, because you frequently want to translate FOURCCs in libvlc applications into human-readable codec names.

This is exactly the API I was looking for recently.

Best regards,


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