Tag: mp4

Bug in Media Foundation MPEG-4 File Source related to timestamping video frames of a fragmented MP4 file

Some recent update in Media Foundation platform introduced a new bug related to fragmented MP4 files and H.264 video. The bug shows up consistently with file versions: mfplat.dll – 10.0.14393.351 (rs1_release_inmarket.161014-1755)    15-Oct-16 05:48 mfmp4srcsnk.dll – 10.0.14393.351 (rs1_release_inmarket.161014-1755)    15-Oct-16 05:45 The nature of the problem is that MPEG-4 File Source is incorrectly time stamping the data:…

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Screen recording using Desktop Duplication API and hardware H.264 encoder

The application takes advantage of three powerful Windows APIs at a time: Desktop Duplication API Media Foundation Hardware H.264 Video Encoders MediaFoundationDesktopRecorder initializes a desktop duplication session and sends obtained desktop images to H.264 video encoder producing a standard MP4 recording. Optionally, it can add an audio track capturing data from one of the standard…

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Untweetable Video

Two H.264 MP4 files, close one to another. The files are playable, a sort of: Windows desktop players (except Media Foundation based), QuickTime, Android and iOS devices play them. The files are not flawless but make sense, hence the glitches. There is a problem with the second file, which is rejected by Twitter “Your media…

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Reference Signal Source: RGB32/ARGB32 Subtypes, Media Foundation Media Source for Video

An update for Reference signal source for DirectShow DLLs: the source is doing more accurately RGB subtypes and allows specification whether you want MEDIASUBSTYPE_RGB32 or MEDIASUBSTYPE_ARGB32 additionally the DLL implements Microsoft Media Foundation Media Source for the video stream A more detailed description follows. RGB32 and ARGB32 are very close and share the same byte…

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DirectShowFileMediaSamples Update: Command Line Mode

It appears that the tool was never mentioned before (just mentioned in general software list). The application takes a media file on the input and applies respective DirectShow demultiplexer to list individual media samples. for MP4 files the application attempts to use GDCL MPEG-4 Demultiplexer first it is possible to filter a specific track/stream ability…

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