[MPlayer-users] stream .mp4 from Darwin?

Robos robos at geekmail.de
Fri Mar 22 23:06:01 CET 2002

On Fri, 22.03.02, Buzz Weetman <buzzweetman at hotmail.com> wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> I have been using mpeg4ip to view streaming .mp4 files from Apple's Darwin 
> server.  Now I want to use mplayer.  As a first check, I tried playing the 
> same .mp4 files locally with mplayer.  It comes back saying the format is 
> unrecognized.  I am just beginning to learn of all the flavors of mpeg-4, 
> so I'm not sure if mplayer should be able to do this.  Should it?  Any 
> suggestions?

AFAIK they use ffmpeg or xvid, so try forcing the codec via -vc.
Hope this helps and get back if it works.
> Thanks
> Buzz
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