[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Unplayable yuv422p libx264 output

Boštjan Strojan bostjan.strojan at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 20:46:12 CET 2012

On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 8:02 PM, Stefano Sabatini <stefasab at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> the following command generates an MP4 file which can be played by
> ffplay but results in corrupted video when playing it with
> mplayer/vlc/quicktime:
> $ ffmpeg -f lavfi -i testsrc -vcodec libx264  -pix_fmt yuv422p  -y out422p.mp4
> Any idea?

on OS X, vlc 2.x (nigtly builds - http://nightlies.videolan.org/) and
MPlayerX (i think thats mplayer2 based) can play 10bit 4:2:2 h.264
stuff (also lossless variant).
Latest beta versions of adobe flash should work as well as reported by
some users.
No idea about quicktime.


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