[MPlayer-users] Quicktime: "No 'moov' atom could be found"

Sycotic Smith sycotic at linuxmail.org
Fri Aug 29 02:27:13 CEST 2003

From: Nico <nsabbi at libero.it>
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> mencoder encodes to AVI file format;
> when you give the file to mplayer it will try to read it using the mov 
> demuxer because of the extension assciation, and will fail
> it's not MOV/MP4
> Kenneth R. Martinek wrote:
> > When I use mencode to encode what theoretically :-) will play as an 
> > MPEG-4 file on Quicktime, I get an error message:
> >
> >    No 'moov' atom could be found
> >
> > Here's my cmd line:
> >
> >    mencoder -tv 
> > on:driver=v4l:width=640:height=480:channel=9:chanlist=us-bcast:fps=29.976:norm=ntsc 
> > -ovc lavc -lavcopts vstrict=1:vcodec=mpeg4:vbitrate=1500 -oac mp3lame 
> > -endpos 15 -o test.mp4 >/dev/null

Did you try the -ovc qtvideo (if you have it supported, of course)? It would theoretically create afile playable by Quicktime...
(Hint: mencoder -ovc help)

/S. Smith
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