[MPlayer-users] Unplayable H264 video (Crosspost - ffmpeg-user)

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Fri Oct 29 21:40:58 CEST 2010

On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 12:53:46AM +0530, Navjot Kukreja wrote:
> The full video files were huge and I had no way to split them.

dd or any other method that results in e.g. just the first 10 MB.

> I tried
> decoding the full files using the -f h64 flag that you mentioned and they
> looked fine except for some loss in quality.

That is error concealment. Very bad idea to rely on that, the quality
loss can be huge.
At least try my patch I gave on the ffmpeg bug Carl sent a link to.

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