[vdr] How does VDR handle AFD?

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Thu Sep 15 01:07:06 CEST 2005

Reinhard Nissl wrote:
> AFD information appears in the video stream after user data startcodes 
> (0x000001B2) and these appear before picture start codes (0x00000100). 

User data and thus AFD can be in other places, too (in theory, I have
no practical experience). Described in the MPEG-2 video spec.

> /* check Active Format Description ETSI TS 101 154 V1.5.1 */

Yeah, that's the spec.

AFAIK AFD is only used in the UK.


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