[Interest] Bundle multimedia codecs with application

Nikos Chantziaras realnc at gmail.com
Sun Feb 3 23:15:28 CET 2019

No. You can't load custom codecs.

I use libvlc directly in one of my projects. No wrappers or anything. 
Just the plain C API. It works like a charm.

On 03/02/2019 22:47, Bernhard B wrote:
> Hi all,
> is it possible to bundle multimedia codecs with a Qt application? I want 
> to use QtMultimedia to play all sort of different video formats. 
> Unfortunately, QtMultimedia doesn't recognize all of the video formats 
> out of the box, which requires me to install a codec pack (e.q K-Lite 
> Codec pack) first.
> As I am not a big fan of external depenendencies, I would prefer to 
> bundle the necessary codecs with my application. Is that somehow possible?
> I also looked at other projects like QtAV or vlc-qt (to replace 
> QtMultimedia), but at some point I always ran into playback/API bugs 
> (which I couldn't fix myself) . So I am back at QtMultimedia, which uses 
> a well tested interface that just works. The only thing I am not happy 
> about are the codecs that need to be installed first. Is there a 
> possibility to bundle them with the application?

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