[FFmpeg-user] Convert iPhone MOV to Android MP4

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Fri Mar 10 13:42:00 EET 2017

Am 10.03.2017 um 07:21 schrieb Richard Duran:
> On Mar 9, 2017 1:20 PM, "Nicolas George" <george at nsup.org> wrote:
> Le nonidi 19 ventôse, an CCXXV, Richard Duran a écrit :
>> Not a big deal to use a lossy codec. My primary goal was to be able to
> play
>> the videos natively.
> The, may I ask, why do you want MP? Most versions of Android support
> Matroska, AFAIK.
> To be perfectly honest, I wasn't not familiar with what Android core
> supports natively. I based it off the fact that I knew that Android video
> capture uses MP4, and because I had read that MP4 and MOV containers
> supported the same codecs. The latter convinced me that I could keep the
> source streams intact, and would only need to change the container.
> Obviously, what I read was not entirely accurate.
> I will try both this and the previous suggestion. Yours should allow me to
> use the Opus codec

proper H264 (baseline) with AAC audio is supported by any device on this 
planet, there is even '-f ipod' and so honestly why not just use a 
format from the start which can be played everywhere?

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