Why does Media Player 0.9.2 use an old version of ffmpeg ?

FFmpeg version 0.6.1, Copyright © 2000-2010 the FFmpeg developers
  built on Apr  5 2011 20:39:49 with gcc 4.2.1 (Apple Inc. build 5664) (dot 2)
  configuration: --disable-doc --disable-debug --disable-ffserver --enable-cross-compile --arch=arm --target-os=darwin --cc=/Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/Developer/usr/bin/gcc --as=‘gas-preprocessor/gas-preprocessor.pl /Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/Developer/usr/bin/gcc’ --sysroot=/Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/Developer/SDKs/iPhoneOS4.2.sdk --cpu=cortex-a8 --extra-cflags=’-arch armv7’ --extra-ldflags=’-arch armv7’ --enable-pic
  libavutil     50.15. 1 / 50.15. 1
  libavcodec    52.72. 2 / 52.72. 2
  libavformat   52.64. 2 / 52.64. 2
  libavdevice   52. 2. 0 / 52. 2. 0
  libswscale     0.11. 0 /  0.11. 0
Hyper fast Audio and Video encoder
usage: ffmpeg [options] [[infile options] -i infile]… {[outfile options] outfile}…

Current version : 0.8.5 … may be interesting to update ?

But… Thank You for this wonderful job !!!

 

Without getting too technical, in our tests it was the 0.6.x branch that performed the best on the AppleTV.

When you’re dealing with a limited resource device like the AppleTV, every little performance advantage helps.  :wink: