[FFmpeg-user] unable to play mpeg transcoded stream on mplayer or Vlc

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Fri Apr 19 16:19:21 CEST 2013

Swapnil Singh <swapnil.singh1520 <at> gmail.com> writes:

> trancode coomandline
> ffmpeg -i 20130301_oblivion_trailer2i_4000.mp4 -vcodec libx264 -bufsize
> 500000000  -profile:v baseline -level:v 3  -s 720x576 -b:v 3.3M  -r 25
> temp.mpg
> *Using ffplay*
> #ffplay temp.mpg
> FFplay version 0.6.3-rpmfusion

This is ancient, please update to current git head.

> MPlayer SVN-r31628-4.4.4 (C) 2000-2010 MPlayer Team

This is also old, but it is possible that you need 
-demuxer lavf to play back h264 in mpeg.

Carl Eugen

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