[FFmpeg-user] How to make an mp4 file streamable / Why does ffmpeg "breaks streamability" of mp4 files?

Gabriel Petrovay gabipetrovay at gmail.com
Sun Apr 21 15:53:51 CEST 2013

I found the solution: use ONLY the -movflags faststart format argument for
the mp4 format.

On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 3:38 PM, Gabriel Petrovay <gabipetrovay at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> I am using the "copy" coder and the -f mp4 format to try and add
> "streamabilty" to an audio file. With streamability I mean that an HTML-5
> enabled browser can start playing the file before it is completely
> downloaded.
> I asked this question on StackOverflow where you can see more details with
> what mp4 format arguments I tried and how ffmped deletes the
> "streamability" from a file that is already streamable:
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/16131616/how-to-create-streamable-audio-file-with-ffmpeg
> Thanks!
> --
> MSc Gabriel Petrovay
> Mobile: +41(0)787978034

MSc Gabriel Petrovay
Mobile: +41(0)787978034

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