Using libav*

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FFmpeg itself is composed of several subcomponents that can be used individually, and outside of FFmpeg. These are

  • libavformat which contains muxer information and capabilities.
  • libavcodec which contains all the (built-in) video encoding and decoding codecs that FFmpeg contains.
  • libswscale contains the (raw pixel) format conversions, and also high speed/assembly optimized versions of certain scaling routines.
  • libavfilter contains the filters FFmpeg contains, like adjusting audio sample rate, etc.* libavutil unknown
  • libavdevice contains interfaces for working with "local devices" for instance webcams in windows, line-in audio in linux, etc.