[FFmpeg-user] ffmpeg-2.4 creates grey screen, corrupted videos

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Mon Sep 22 09:37:07 CEST 2014

S Andreason <sandreas41 <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> > What does 'upgrading mplayer to 2.4' mean?
> Oops. Aspie made one typo.
> Meant 1.1.1

Just to make sure:
MPlayer 1.1.1 is completely outdated, please do 
not use it.

> >> http://seahorseCorral.org/videos/tests/20140128_pond-W_rec10990.mov
> >
> > I tested the following command line:
> > $ ffmpeg -i 20140128_pond-W_rec10990.mov -s 640x360 
> > -qscale 2 -acodec copy out.avi
> > and the result plays fine here.
> >
> > Please test current git head, releases are only 
> > supported here if you are a distributor yourself.
> >
> Getting anything by git is impossible on dialup.
> 10Mb per hour, 4 hour maximum connection.

Sounds like one more reason to use git.

> Thus the act of getting stable releases does still have a purpose.

We provide snapshots as well but I don't see how large 
files are easier to download than small increasing 

Carl Eugen

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