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JAVA APIs to parse MP4 file

Rupali Sarolkar
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Is there a free Java based MP4 parser out there? preferably open-source?
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I'm looking for some Java API to read, parse, and possibly modify MP4 files and it's metadata. Many thanks in advance for any info.

Roops !!!
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Jesper de Jong
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"roops roops", please check your private messages. You can see them by clicking My Private Messages.

About your question: I don't know if MP4 is encumbered by patents like MP3, and if it is, you're most likely not going to find a free and open source implementation of it.

I'm not sure but maybe the Java Media Framework can handle MP4.


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Ulf Dittmer
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You mght also look into QuickTime for Java and JVLC.


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Rupali Sarolkar
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Thanks a lot for replying !!!

I searched in above specified links but stil I did not find anything !!!

thanks

Please let me know if anybody has any clue about this !!!

Roops
Ben Souther
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"roops s",
It is important that you check your private messages and follow Jesper's instructions.


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Ulf Dittmer
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Try searching a little harder

VLC -the software for which JVLC provides a Java API- can handle MPEG-4.
Rupali Sarolkar
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Yeah JVLC supports mpeg-4 but it has API's to play video file. My problem is that I want to extract metadata like Album, Artist from mp4 file.

Can anybody help me ???
Sebastian Annies
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Have a look here:

https://contributions.coremedia.com/isobox4j



Originally posted by roops roops:
Is there a free Java based MP4 parser out there? preferably open-source?
.
.

I'm looking for some Java API to read, parse, and possibly modify MP4 files and it's metadata. Many thanks in advance for any info.

Roops !!!
SCJP, SCWCD
Campbell Ritchie
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That looks promising, but from the link it appears it might only be an alpha version.

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