[FFmpeg-user] MPEG-2 video, m2v1 (?) vs mp2v

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Thu Jan 28 10:25:23 CET 2016

On Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 08:53:01 +0000, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> But the OP is only interested in mov...

I cannot find that information in the original e-mail. He is very
general and even writes:
> My goal is to create an MPEG-2 video (container format doesn't
> matter).

In the second e-mail he writes:
> but it only works in certain containers (e.g. works with AVI, ffmpeg
> fails with MOV)
which sounds like an experiment, not a desired format.

But indeed, with MOV, the named FourCCs are used, and while my mplayer
*can* play then, VLC refuses to. And those FourCCs are not listed here:
(while I would probably need to look into the official Quicktime file
format documentation, where I can right now only find pixel format


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