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

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Thu Jan 28 10:32:03 CET 2016

On Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 10:25:23 +0100, Moritz Barsnick wrote:
> 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:

And I can find reports from the last 10 years saying people have videos
with m2v1 FourCC (even created by other software than ffmpeg) which
cannot be played in QT, VLC, ... due to the FourCC.

I wonder what should really be chosen. Can't figure it out...


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