[MPlayer-users] iMovie encoded h264, mplayer says "first frame is no keyframe"
towncat.towncat at gmail.com
Mon Feb 2 09:31:30 CET 2009
Of course, I'll prepare some.
As for technicalities, where shall I upload? Should I send it as an
attachment, find a place to upload, or is there a specific place to upload
things like this (sorry for being lame, I never used this list before).
On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 8:42 PM, Guillaume POIRIER <poirierg at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 8:08 PM, Towncat <towncat.towncat at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I encoded some home videos with iMovie under Mac OSX. I used the "Export
> > using QuickTime" feature, Movie to MPEG-4, "video format" H.264, bitrate
> > 2000, framerate 25, keyframe: automatic (btw., what would be a reasonable
> > number here?), optimized for CD/DVD-ROM.
> > The resulting clips play nicely under MacOSX's QuickTime player (what
> > you expect...? :-) ), but when I try to play them with mplayer either
> > Mac or Linux, I get the error "first frame is no keyframe". The clip is
> > played, but the first few seconds are garbled.
> > Is there an option for mplayer playback to avoid this, or maybe an
> > option in iMovie I might try?
> > (I also tried the "MPEG-4 Improved" "video format", and that did not
> > the same error ("video format" in iMovie I guess is used to mean
> Could you please upload a 5-10 seconds samples?
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