[FFmpeg-devel] about "moov" atom in MP4 file

Bobby Bingham uhmmmm
Sun Oct 28 16:06:21 CET 2007

On Sun, 28 Oct 2007 22:36:49 +0800
Mine <mine260309 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>     I'm a new guy using ffmpeg. Now I met a problem using ffmpeg to
> convert media files to MP4.
>     I know there's a "moov" atom in a MP4 file which indicates some
> important information of the file. Normally, in a converted file by
> FFMPEG, the "moov" atom is located at the end of file & after the
> audio/video data. Here's the problem, such media file is not
> streamable if the "moov" atom is at the end of file. But I do want it
> streamable. Is it possible to make the "moov" tag before actual
> audio/video data (before "mdat" atom) to make it streamable? If yes,
> how to do that?
>     Thanks a lot!


Bobby Bingham
Never trust atoms.  Or anything made of atoms.

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