[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH v2] lavf/movenc: suggest video_track_timescale for invalid timescale

Sven C. Dack sven.c.dack at sky.com
Wed Oct 12 16:52:26 EEST 2016

On 12/10/16 14:38, Sven C. Dack wrote:
> It may be too much. We only know of 3 video files, which don't play on the 
> Apple player. We don't know how they got produced, what produced them, what 
> caused them to have this deviation, if it was done intentionally or by 
> accident, nor do we know why Apple chooses to deviate in their playback from 
> other players, why exactly it fails and where else it fails apart from these 3 
> files. We really only know about 3 files, which could have already been fixed 
> with the help of ffmpeg and without applying any patches to it. So I wouldn't 
> take it this too far. Patches are supposed to be simple and one should try to 
> make then even simpler, so say the rules of the project. 
That said, I believe that Alex has already produced his 3 files and can now play 
them on his Apple player, all with the help of ffmpeg and the use of the right 
command option. So the fix isn't actually needed any longer.

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