[rtmpdump] corrupt dumped file

Howard Chu hyc at highlandsun.com
Fri Oct 8 01:42:09 CEST 2010

compn wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Oct 2010 14:11:18 -0700 (PDT), Soroush Hassani wrote:
>> Thanks for your reply, here is the full command and its output:
>> rtmpdump -r
>> "rtmp://swarmcasteulivefs.fplive.net/swarmcasteulive-live/swrmcst_alarabiya"
>> --live --flv "c:\output_file.flv"  --stop 60
>> here is the created file: http://simplewebcode.com/output_file.flv
>> there is not difference if I end the filename with .flv or .mp4
> rtmpdump outputs a file which works in mplayer and ffplay for me.
> i can also play your url in mplayer and ffplay.
> i can also convert your file:
> ffmpeg -i http://simplewebcode.com/output_file.flv out.avi
> out.avi then plays fine for me.
> maybe your ffmpeg tools (super) are too old? try getting newer versions.

Played fine for me too, but with lots of complaints about invalid timestamps. 
Very likely the original source is spewing incorrect timestamps.

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