[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] add uuid box to MP4 to make h.264 play on iPod

Mark Himsley mark
Sat Mar 1 13:28:02 CET 2008

Augie Fackler wrote:
> I've been converting things for my iPhone using ffmpeg and have been  making mp4's without this UUID and iTunes has transferred them fine  and the phone's media player has played them all without a hitch.

What size and codec of video have you been putting into the .MP4?

If its MPEG4 part 2 (aka DIVX) then that does not need the UUID.
If its H.264 then it *might be* that the video needs to be over a set 
size before it requires the UUID.

If you could post your working command line...


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