[FFmpeg-user] 3gp file without moov atom

David Overcash funnylookinhat at gmail.com
Wed May 25 23:04:31 CEST 2011

Depending on the way the media is encoded, you may have success if you first
do a strict copy to essentially re-mux the file:

ffmpeg -i infile.3gp -vcodec copy -acodec copy outfile.3gp

Then take outfile.3gp and encode it as you were trying to originally.


On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 1:12 PM, Jon Drukman <jsd at cluttered.com> wrote:

> I've set up a video conversion service and I'm seeing a fair amount of 3GP
> videos without moov atoms.  They apparently have their video data in the
> mdat
> atom.  Is there a way to get ffmpeg to handle this?  Right now it just
> aborts
> saying "moov atom not found".
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