[FFmpeg-user] ffplay can not play a mp4 video

Clément Bœsch ubitux at gmail.com
Sun Mar 31 10:48:38 CEST 2013

On Sat, Mar 30, 2013 at 08:45:57PM -0700, xxtina wrote:
> Hello, I am a new user of ffmpeg.


> I am running the ffmpeg of version N-37000-g8cd7aab under ubuntu 12.10. 
> I found that ffplay can not support some of the mp4 videos. These are
> surveillance videos. It shows that "Invalid data found when processing
> input".
> Could you help me to find out ways to decode them? Thank you very much!

If you don't provide a sample I wonder how we are supposed to guess your

Clément B.
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