[FFmpeg-user] MXF to MP4 Conversion Problem

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Mon Sep 26 12:27:38 EEST 2016

On Sun, Sep 25, 2016 at 22:18:45 -0300, Marcelo Boufleur wrote:
> ...and this may not work in all occasions (so be warned), but there were
> cases when I would generate a Quicktime MOV file and rename the extension
> to MP4 to make it readable in softwares that would only accept MP4 content.

If you know what you're doing and aware of the side effects, you can do
as you like. ;) You would surprise others with the MP4 file not being
an MP4 file though, if you happen to pass it on.

BTW, no need to rename in your special case, just do
$ ffmpeg [...] -f mov file.mp4


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