[FFmpeg-user] wmv3+wma2.mov: Failed to open codec / Unable to parse option value "(null)" as sample format

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Fri May 5 00:40:52 EEST 2017

2017-05-04 2:58 GMT+02:00  <ffmpeg at zoot.org>:

> I have a strange old video that i'd like to convert.
> It's strange because it's a MOV file containing
> WMA2 and WMV3. I can only play it using quicktime
> on one old mac. It doesn't play on a recent mac
> or on windows10.

You have to install perian to play it.

This is ticket #6269.
While it is possible to implement this (needs an asf
parser in the mov demuxer) nobody works on it and
I am not sure it will ever be implemented.
(Patch of course welcome!)

Carl Eugen

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