Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

#748 closed enhancement (wontfix)

play incomplete mp4/mov files

Reported by: compn Owned by: r_togni@…
Priority: normal Component: demuxer
Version: HEAD Severity: minor
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Reproduced by developer: Analyzed by developer:

Description

add support for playing incomplete mp4/mov files
would be nice...

currently mplayer and lavf demuxer fail.

Playing The Last King of Scotland.mp4.
ISO: File Type Major Brand: ISO/IEC 14496-1 (MPEG-4 system) v2
MOV: missing header (moov/cmov) chunk! Maybe broken file...
ISO: File Type Major Brand: ISO/IEC 14496-1 (MPEG-4 system) v2
MOV: missing header (moov/cmov) chunk! Maybe broken file...
libavformat file format detected.
LAVF: no audio or video headers found - broken file?

Exiting... (End of file)

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by reimar

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

Not possible, the information necessary to play the files is just not there.
Using http://svn.mplayerhq.hu/ffmpeg/trunk/qt-faststart.c?view=markup on the complete file will make it playable even when incomplete later on.

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