[FFmpeg-user] Playback problems for video compressed as lossless H.264

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Mon Jul 23 07:51:33 CEST 2012

Misha Penkov <misha.penkov <at> gmail.com> writes:

> ffmpeg -i h.264/00.mp4 -vcodec libx264 -g 30 -qmax 0 -y bad.mp4 > bad.txt 2>&1
> If I try to play back the file in any standard video player (e.g.
> VLC), then the video does not play back smoothly, and many frames are
> just gray.  Strangely, in ffplay, it seems to work just fine.

Then why do you report the problem here instead of trac.videolan.org ?
Seriously: You will need a newer version of vlc (it is also 
possible that you hit one of the regressions that vlc decided to 
introduce with newer versions, I don't know).

Carl Eugen

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