[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] add uuid box to MP4 to make h.264 play on iPod

İsmail Dönmez ismail
Sat Feb 23 12:04:50 CET 2008


On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 12:58 PM, Mark Himsley <mark at mdsh.com> wrote:
> ?smail D?nmez wrote:
>  > Hi,
>  >
>  > On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 12:36 PM, Mark Himsley <mark at mdsh.com> wrote:
>  >
>  >> Attached patch adds new -f <format> of ipod264. When using that format
>  >>  the file is created as with mp4 format but with the addition of the uuid
>  >>  required for the file to be transferred from iTunes to an iPod that
>  >>  plays "Low Complexity" Baseline Profile H.264. Tested syncing with iPod
>  >>  Touch.
>  >>
>  >
>  > Thanks for the patch but why not -f ipod instead?
>  >
>  >
>  Because ffmpeg already makes files that are fine on an iPod - it's just
>  the new "Low Complexity" Baseline Profile H.264 playing iPods that have
>  the issue?

Well as far as I know, any iPod with newest firmware won't play H.264
files unless they have this UUID. So I think -f ipod would be better.


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