[MPlayer-users] MP4 file format

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Fri Jul 25 18:38:06 CEST 2003

On Fri, Jul 25, 2003 at 10:15:45AM -0400, Matthew W. Miller wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 10:38:32PM +0200, Erik Slagter wrote:
> >I'd like to get rid of the (bbd) avi file format and start using the
> >mp4 file format (I am not talking about the codecs!).
> Er... am I missing some finer points of file formats, or is ".mp4" just 
> Quicktime in drag as I've come to understand it?

It's quicktime, with maybe a few very minor changes or something. A
VERY VERY HORRIBLE format. As I'm sure many people here know, I'm no
fan of Matroska, but even that would be a better choice than .mp4 for
the time being...


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