[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] add uuid box to MP4 to make h.264 play on iPod
Sun Feb 24 20:19:20 CET 2008
On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 08:49:51PM +0200, ?smail D?nmez wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 8:37 PM, Mark Himsley <mark at mdsh.com> wrote:
> > Hey,
> > ?smail D?nmez wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > > > > > Why is this h.264 specific?
> > > > > > Because, as I understand it, the uuid tag is only required by
> > Apple for H.264 material.
> > > > > As far as I know MPEG2 video files are not affected by this UUID
> > crap.
> > > > > And iPod only supports MPEG2 & H.264.
> > > > No it doesn't. IPod also accepts MPEG4 part 2
> > >
> > > Yes I meant to say MPEG4, sorry.
> > So you are confirming that you think this check for CODEC_ID_H264 is
> > required?
> Well, this behaviour comes from old PSP firmware where Sony required a
> similar UUID for mp4 files, so as far as I know this is just required
> for mp4 container. So if we could check for the container it would be
> the best.
container is IPOD not mov and not mp4 :)
anyway its not the ipod firmware but the software to copy the files that
rejects them without that UUID, IIRC the ipod happily plays them without the
Michael GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB
I have often repented speaking, but never of holding my tongue.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: Digital signature
More information about the ffmpeg-devel