OT: Does anybody know an "official" h.264 directShow filter for windows?

Sean Cole (Pi) sean at pidigital.co.uk
Tue Aug 29 12:26:57 EDT 2017


Cisco has also made an open source decoder/encoder.
https://github.com/cisco/openh264    http://www.openh264.org

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On 29 August 2017 at 16:29, Tiemo Hollmann TB via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Hi Sean,
>
> thank you for your links. I had already tested those links. The microsoft
> media feature packs are only for the stripped "N" and "KN" versions of
> windows to add those components, which are included in the standard windows
> systems. Those installers can't be installed on a normal windows.
> The intel link is a developer kit, if you plan to develop your own video
> player, unfortunately there is no installer for the filter only.
>
> Meanwhile I tested the LAV filter and the ffdShow filter, both are for
> playback h.264 videos on the directShow API. But the video can't be played
> and LiveCode still tells me " Could not create movie reference" Probably
> it's not the filter, but any deeper system component or incompatibility.
>
> Thanks for jumping in
> Tiemo
>
>
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> von Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode
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> Cc: Sean Cole (Pi) <sean at pidigital.co.uk>
> Betreff: Re: OT: Does anybody know an "official" h.264 directShow filter
> for
> windows?
>
> Hi Tiemo
>
> WinXP: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=507
> Windows 7:
> https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/
> dd797815(v=vs.85).a
> spx
> Windows 8 N & KN:
> https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40744
> Windows 10 N & KN:
> https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=49919
>
> The official Intel H.264 SDK:
> https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/mp4avc-decode-
> using-the-intel-medi
> a-sdk
>
> Sean Cole
> *Pi Digital Productions Ltd*
> www.pidigital.co.uk
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> 'Don't try to think outside the box. Just remember the truth: There is no
> box!'
> 'For then you realise it is not the box you are trying to look outside of,
> but it is yourself!'
>
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> On 29 August 2017 at 09:13, Tiemo Hollmann TB via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > It is so frustrating after struggling for years with the Quicktime
> > installer on windows, all my hope on the new "native" video player is
> > lost.
> >
> > Since Windows doesn't support h.264 videos on its old directShow API,
> > you have to install a h.264 codec/filter to playback h.264 videos with
> > LiveCode.
> >
> > Up to now, I only have found the "LAV Filters" package, which includes
> > an directShow mp4 filter. Generally this works fine, but I have
> > customers with Windows 8.1 and 10 machines, who can't play my videos,
> > the screen just keeps black without notice. Beside of the "K-Lite Mega
> > Codec Pack", which at last only is a bundle for the LAV filters I
> > didn't found any other directShow
> > mp4/h.264 filter, not to mention any "official" installer. Has anybody
> > found any other directShow mp4/h.264 filter yet?
> >
> > On the other hand, since this total black out only happens on certain
> > machines, it could be anything from the video card driver to missing
> > media components in windows. But here also I didn't found yet any hint or
> clue.
> >
> > Thanks for your experiences
> >
> > Tiemo
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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