[libav-api] mjpeg stream

Luca Barbato lu_zero at gentoo.org
Mon Apr 13 12:18:23 CEST 2015

On 13/04/15 07:07, Ran Shalit wrote:

> Does multipart mean mjpeg  (motion jpeg) ?

multipart means that you just use http mime multipart to signal the fact
you are just sending images one after the other.

> I also in dillema what's the best way to stream a source which comes
> in jp2 (jpeg 2000) format form camera.
> Is it best to use jpip stream with http OR mjpeg stream OR maybe mpeg-ts ?
> I mean by "best", in terms of:

> 1. Simplicity of inserting the muxing into source code
> 2. Ability to read the stream with player like VLC.
> 3. performance

I'd stay with mpegts and h264 since it is supported quite well.


More information about the libav-api mailing list