[FFmpeg-user] Windows Media Player cannot play the file

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Mon Mar 10 14:20:03 CET 2014

James Darnley <james.darnley <at> gmail.com> writes:

> But if you are aiming to produce a file that will play 
>on any basic Windows installation you will want to read this:
> http://ffmpeg.org/faq.html#Which-codecs-are-supported-by-Windows_003f

Unfortunately, this is hopelessly outdated;-(
Nowadays, (constrained baseline) h264+aac in mov is what both 
WMP and QT support. WMP additionally supports a few things in 
MPEG-TS, but not latm.

Carl Eugen

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