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

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Sat Apr 20 11:35:37 CEST 2013

Tom Evans <tevans.uk <at> googlemail.com> writes:

> On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 3:20 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> > Tom Evans <tevans.uk <at> googlemail.com> writes:
> >
> >> MPEG PS is only supposed to have either MPEG 2 Part 1
> >> or Mpeg 2 Part 2 video.
> >
> > Program streams may also contain h264 (and several
> > other video codecs iirc).

(including vc1.)

> Hmm, if I try to put h264 into a PS, I get a file 
> that mplayer quickly loses sync on:

I just wanted to explain that - contrary to what you 
wrote - program streams may contain H264 streams.
If you just wanted to say that ffmpeg does not mux 
h264 correctly into program streams, then this was 
just a misunderstanding, sorry.
(I didn't test muxing.)

Carl Eugen

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