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

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Thu Jan 28 14:55:35 CET 2016

On Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 08:35:47 -0500, Jason C wrote:
> Guys, I'm so sorry. I think I was really tired last night and confused all
> of my tests.

No problem, we got it figured out.

> - What is the "correct" FourCC? mp2v seems like a more reasonable choice
> than m2v1.

That is an interesting question. Perhaps there are bigger MOV experts
somewhere else. I did read reports from 2008 that iMovie (also Apple
:-)) had exported such "m1v" or "m2v1" videos.

Perhaps at least open a bug report on trac?

> - Is it a bug that mpg2 and mpgv cause MOV output to fail or is that
> correct behavior?

I have no idea, I leave this one open.


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