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MPEG4IP

MPEG4IP

MPEG4IP provides an end-to-end system to explore streaming multimedia. The package includes many existing open source packages and the "glue" to integrate them together. This is a tool for streaming video and audio that is standards-oriented and free from proprietary protocols and extensions.

The software provides a live MPEG-4/H.261/MPEG-2/H.263 MP3/AAC/AMR broadcaster and file recorder, command line utilities such as an MP4 file creator and hinter, and an player that can both stream and playback from local file.

 MPEG4IP 1.6.1

Price
Free to download

Size
4.6MB
License

Mozilla Public License 1.1

Developer
David Mackie, Blane Eisenberg, Bill May

Website
mpeg4ip.sourceforge.net

System Requirements
Linux with a 2.4 or later kernel
Drivers for sound and video devices
bttv 0.7 or later video capture driver
qce webcam driver

Support Sites:
Documentation, FAQ, SourceForge Project Page

Selected Reviews:

Features include:

  • mpeg4ip player supports:
    • File Formats:
      • avi, mp4, limited .mov, .mpg (transport and program streams), .wav, raw aac, raw mp3, raw mp4v, raw .h264
    • Video codecs:
      • mpeg-4 (xvid, xvid-1.0, ISO reference), mpeg1/2 (libmpeg3, mpeg2dec), H.261, YUV (i420 raw)
      • Using ffmpeg: h.263, Sorenson, some MJPEG, H.264
    • Audio codecs:
      • aac (faad, faad2 with seperate download), mp3, celp, ac3 (with seperate download), raw PCM, G.711 alaw and ulaw 
      • Using ffmpeg: AMR NB, AMR WB, G.711 alaw and ulaw
    • Streaming capability:
      • RTSP, SDP, RTP (rfc 3551 for raw audio, 2250 for mpeg1/2 audio and video, 3016 for mpeg4 video, 3119 for mp3, 3640 for aac/celp audio, 3267 for AMR octet-aligned only, 3984 for h.264), mpeg2 transport streams (mpeg2 video, mp3 and ac3 audio), both multicast and streaming.
      • Supports http fetch of sdp files
    • Other features:
      • 1/2, double and full screen video, change aspect ratio of video
      • Audio should be able to convert channels and format to match any hardware, but not frequency
      • IsmaCryp 1.0 specification is supported for local playback and streaming playback
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