[FFmpeg-user] loop

bouke bouke at editb.nl
Mon Mar 12 15:05:27 CET 2012

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bas Kamer" <bas at bushbaby.nl>
> Hi,
> for the past few weeks I have been trying to generate a MOV container 
> containing a short MJPEG sequence that has it's looping option set. So 
> when the end user doubleclicks the file it will have it loop menu option 
> (Quicktime) selected. Unfortunately I have only been successful in 
> generating a looping gif animation and are about to give up...
> The manual states "Repeatedly loop output for formats that support looping 
> such as animated GIF (0 will loop the output infinitely). This option is 
> deprecated, use -loop."
> Question: What formats are those? Or more precise. The .mov container 
> should be able to do this. Can someone confirm that it is?
> Question: Does someone have some examples that do this? JPEG to QT with 
> looping enabled

No idea if / how / why FFmpeg does this, but if it is a one-off, use QTpro. 
Choose the loop function and save (no need for a save as)
Nothing more to it....


> thanks a million
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