Projects / MPEG4IP


The MPEG4IP package provides a set of tools to encode, stream, and playback audio and video. It uses the MPEG-4 standards for audio and video, and the IETF standards for streaming. The included player can either playback from local MP4 file or stream from a remote server via RTP/RTSP.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  06 Nov 2001 20:22

    Release Notes: This release has a new implementation of the MP4 file format library and tools, firewall traversal via RTP/RTSP/TCP, and other bugfixes and package updates.

    •  01 Aug 2001 21:36

      Release Notes: A live encoding program (mp4live) which allows real-time production of MP4 files and/or network transmission of audio and video has been added. Player synchronization of audio and video for OSS supported platforms has been improved, as well as OpenDivX encoder performance. Interleaved audio RTP payload format support has been added. A number of bugs with the MP4 file library have been fixed, as well as compilation on Windows platforms.

      •  09 May 2001 16:21

        Release Notes: Fixes were made so that the package now builds on RedHat 6.1, 6.2, 7.0, and 7.1. The LAME MP3 encoder is now included. Fixes were made to play Philips MP4 files correctly. MMX routines for the OpenDivX encoder were enabled (x86 architectures only). The Darwin PlaylistBroadcaster was extended to control multicast IP TTL. Faac now handles UNIX paths correctly. Several bugs in mp4encode script were fixed. Interoperability between OpenDivX and ISO MPEG-4 video codecs was fixed, as well as RTSP interoperability problem with Darwin Streaming Server 2.0. The mp4encode script was updated to simplify the encoding process. The player now keeps history list. Some post-processing of video in the player was enabled. A mp4extract utility was added. avi2raw was fixed to handle zero length video frames in AVI file.

        •  05 Apr 2001 07:40

          Release Notes: The software has been extended to include: OpenDivX MPEG-4 video encoder and decoder, MP3 audio in addition to AAC audio, Apple Darwin Streaming Server, support for MP4 file format, support for multicast streaming, fullscreen mode in player, and basic port of player to Windows.


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