[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] add uuid box to MP4 to make h.264 play on iPod

Måns Rullgård mans
Sat Feb 23 13:25:16 CET 2008

Mark Himsley <mark at mdsh.com> writes:

> Attached patch adds new -f <format> of ipod264. When using that format
> the file is created as with mp4 format but with the addition of the
> uuid required for the file to be transferred from iTunes to an iPod
> that plays "Low Complexity" Baseline Profile H.264. Tested syncing
> with iPod Touch.

I don't like inventing new, fake formats for each and every
variation.  Things like this should be passed as flags/parameters to
the mp4 muxer instead.  If there is no way of doing that currently,
lavf should be extended to support it.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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