FFMPEG video metadata parser into 6.0.0

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 16:40:05 GMT 2018

First i created a GDrive directory to store video samples with metadata :


2018-03-01 14:38 GMT+01:00 Andrey Goreev <aegoreev at gmail.com>:

> Gilles
> Thank you for your hard work on this.
> I think most of video editing software uses QuickTime tags. See table 3-6
> on this webpage:
> https://developer.apple.com/library/content/documentation/
> QuickTime/QTFF/Metadata/Metadata.html

yes, i see these king of metadata using Final Cut Pro.

> I am wondering if you are going to check if file managers display the
> metadata written by digikam.
> Dolphin's Info panel does show title and tags written in some of my video
> files. So does Windows File Manager. I am not sure about Apple OS file
> manager since I have never used it.
Apple is able to share metadata with Application as Final Cut Pro, because
the integration is well done (All is Apple in fact)

For Windows, i don't know. I never use it, excepted in my office to read
mail (:=))))

> Also you are correct, ffmpeg always has an input file (original) and an
> output file (result). Audio and video streams can be copied but I bet this
> operation will introduce some latency. So I would make the write support
> for video files optional and I would make sure it writes only after an
> input from user (similar to how the lazy synchronization works)
> Yes, this is what i understand.

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