[Ffmpeg-devel] MP4 file that does not play with ffmpeg or MPlayer

Ronen Mizrahi ronen
Fri Jan 27 21:13:48 CET 2006

The following files was reported to us by a user, we tested it with 
recent version of MPlayer and ffmpeg. MPlayer tries to use lavf, lavf 
says that no audio or video headers found. According to the user that 
reported it, it was grabbed with the Qtec s100 phone/pda 
(http://www.qtek.ch/DescriptionQtekS100FR.htm) and it works in Real Player.

The file can be downloaded from http://www.cwi.nl/~boncz/test.mp4 
Here is what MPlayer says:
MPlayer dev-CVS-050928-16:38-3.4.2 (C) 2000-2005 MPlayer Team
CPU: Intel Pentium 4/Xeon/Celeron Foster (Family: 8, Stepping: 9)
Detected cache-line size is 64 bytes
CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 0 SSE2: 0
Compiled with runtime CPU detection - WARNING - this is not optimal!
To get best performance, recompile MPlayer with 

c:/windows/fonts/arial.ttf doesn't look like a font description, ignoring.
Cannot load font: c:/windows/fonts/arial.ttf
Playing d:\testmedia\test.mp4.
ISO: File Type Major Brand: 3GPP Profile 4
ISO: File Type Major Brand: 3GPP Profile 4
libavformat file format detected.
LAVF: no audio or video headers found - broken file?

Exiting... (End of file)

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