[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: H264 in MOV compatibility with QT7

Erik Slagter erik
Sat May 7 11:15:34 CEST 2005

On Fri, 2005-05-06 at 12:56 -0700, Loren Merritt wrote:
> > Apparently, encoding to MOV : H264/AAC with ffmpeg leads to:
> > 
> > 1) this warning :  "[mov @ 0x40f5b8]Warning, using MS style video codec 
> > tag, the file may be unplayable!"
> > 2) the video track is not playable by Quicktime 7
> > 
> > Is this unplayability originated at x264 level, or at mov/mp4 muxer level? 
> > Any hints for a fix?
> The obvious problem is that there is no provision for H.264 at 
> libavformat/movenc.c:492. I could guess what to put there, but I won't 
> because I have no way to test it.

I already did, and "tested" it with mplayer. But I guess you're
referring to the official Quicktime Player. I guess we have a volunteer
here ;-)

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