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

Erik Slagter erik at oldconomy.com
Fri Aug 29 10:20:20 CEST 2003

> No, -ovc selects the video encoder, not the container. Libavcodec does 
> quite well encoding MPEG-4 anyway, which Quicktime should have no 
> trouble with. However, mencoder cannot create any type of container 
> except AVI. It cannot create Quicktime MOVs, or MP4s or anything else. 
> If Quicktime understands AVI, it may be able to understand mencoder's 
> output, but will probably be confused by an extension other than .avi.

How about -of avi/mpeg? 

But the mpeg(1) format seems to be broken anyway.

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