[MPlayer-users] H.264 decode

Loren Merritt lorenm at u.washington.edu
Wed Feb 2 02:46:03 CET 2005

On Tue, 1 Feb 2005, Kumar Sharad-r2aaju wrote:

> I am trying to find a player that can do H.264 decode.  It may have been mistaken but I thought MPlayer had such support now.  I installed MPlayer-20050130 including all the codecs.  However, I cant seem to play an H.264 file when I type:
> gmplayer <filename>.avc
> It gives me an error:
> TiVo file format detected
> MPEG: No audio stream found -> no sound
> MPEG: FATAL: EOF while searching sequence header
> Video: Cannot read properties.
> No stream found.
> Would appreciate if someone can tell me what I might be missing.

Based on the .avc, I assume you have a H.264 Elementary Stream. 
MPlayer can't always autodetect that filetype, so you may have to force 
-demuxer 30

--Loren Merritt

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