[libav-api] opening an existing Matroska file and appending new content

Luca Barbato lu_zero at gentoo.org
Fri Jan 30 01:54:19 CET 2015


On 29/01/15 20:00, Fred Timmerman wrote:
> Is it possible to open an existing Matroska file and write new audio
> and video frames to it.. Continuing where I left off?    Same codecs,
> same streams..  Everything matches codec and stream wise.. all
> structured the same way.. Also, I don't want to write a new file I
> just want to append to the old file.

Chainable files let you do that in some ways, mkv isn't really chainable
so I wouldn't advise to do that, You could in theory update the global
fields and add more data but might be quite specific and hard to use in
general, but I guess you'll need to try a bit =).

lu



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