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

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Sun Feb 24 20:48:25 CET 2008

>> Remove the h264 check please, unless it breaks other files on the ipod OR
>> apples own tools omit it as well.
> Apple's own tools omit the uuid tag unless they are outputting H.264. i.e.
> * Apple QuickTime Pro does NOT output the uuid tag with MPEG 4 part 2 video 
> in an MP4 container.

Which does not say much since if I understood things right, the ipod can
not play this anyway.

> * Apple QuickTime Pro DOES output the uuid tab with MPEG4 part 10 video in 
> an MP4 container.

My very personal guess is that this id has the meaning "yes, you can
play that, ipod!", in which case -f ipod should set it always...

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