[Matroska-devel] Player that shows Tags

Steve Lhomme slhomme at matroska.org
Sat Sep 15 15:46:48 CEST 2012


Chapters should be supported by most players. Cover art or tags I
don't think there are any. There might be some audio players that
support Matroska tags. In the video world tags are still not widely
used (it's only 2012).

On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 10:10 PM, Dan Hinsley <danhi at cox.net> wrote:
> Well, I can know tag all the sample files, but test6.mkv has a SeekHead that
> is too small to contain a new SeekHead with two seeks, one to the Tags
> element and one to a secondary SeekHead.  So I void out the first SeekHead,
> then write a new SeekHead at the end of the file and patch up all the
> offsets to be relative to the next Level 1 element, the Segment Info
> element.
>
> While the file still plays, VLC doesn't show any of the tag, chapter or
> cover art info.  I had run into a problem with VLC when I first started this
> project where if I replaced the SeekHead with a new one with just one Seek,
> pointing to the secondary SeekHead, VLC wouldn't recognize the tags, so I'm
> assuming it's something similar.
>
> So is there another player that will display the cover art, chapters and
> tags?  I tried mplayerc, but it didn't seem to do any of that.
>
> Also, is what I've done correct.  It seems like it is from the spec ...
>
> Thanks,
>
> Dan
>
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