[GEM-dev] Gem says quicktime ok, then disagrees with itself
cgc at humboldtblvd.com
Thu Jun 30 14:47:57 CEST 2005
A DV stream is not a Quicktime file, it's the raw data with no
container at all. It is possible to have one of the DV formats (DV25,
DVCPRO, DVCPRO-HD) in a Quicktime container, but that is a different
file type altogether.
Quicktime API can handle .dv file streams on OSX and Windows.
On Jun 30, 2005, at 5:11 AM, günter geiger wrote:
> well, in general I do not have the slightest idea about dv. I just
> remembered that I once had to rename a dv file in order for it to be
> recognized by ffplay. Now, what leaves to be done is to check what
> ffplay actually does with this file, maybe it really deduces the codec
> from the extension. Maybe mplayer has a better way to detect what the
> file actually is. If it is really quicktime or not.
> On Wed, 29 Jun 2005, B. Bogart wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> Ok I renamed my dv file to dv_capture.dv and now ffplay loads it fine
>> without complaining and without the -f dv option.
>> Even with .dv in the name still Gem will not load it. I can't see any
>> reason for this since ffmpeg loads the file fine on its own...
>> Johannes, I wonder if I could help you at all with your struggles with
>> ffmpeg? I'm just using apt with the stuff from debian-marillat.
>> Anyhow I'd really like to get this resolved, since ffmpeg is clearly
>> able to read the file. (I think I'll be using DV a lot in the future)
>> Any ideas why ffmpeg would load the file but Gem not? Same messages as
>> before ffmpeg "unsupported" unable to load file...
>> I'll try dv.mov and dv.dv tomorrow. (as well as removing -Werror from
>> the PDP makefiles, blech!)
>> IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
>>> B. Bogart wrote:
>>>> Hey Guenter,
>>>> This is an interesting suggestion. I can't try it now since I'm away
>>>> from that machine.
>>> a good test would be "file dv.mov"
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