[FFmpeg-user] WMV conversion for Powerpoint failing recently?

Juan Garrido ffmpeg-list at dubistmeinheld.de
Wed May 30 14:16:49 CEST 2012

> > Since a couple of weeks, the conversion still succeeds, but when
> > I embed them in Powerpoint, the WMV videos are not playing anymore
> > and sometimes the computer freezes. Playing fine in VLC.
> ;-((
> Does the output video also fail to play with Windows Media Player
> or only inside Powerpoint?

It is working with WMP but crashes Powerpoint and Windows Media Services.

> Is this also reproducible with
> samples.ffmpeg.org/V-codecs/SVQ3/Vertical400kbit.sorenson3.mov
> as input? Or is your input file needed?

Reproducible with your file.

> Am I correct that you are unable to run git bisect?
> Could you at least tell a version that still worked (and one
> that fails)?

Version 0.9.2 is working. The converted file with  
99bb88c588ea9a46a06b966b9014394385ebe1c3 and above did not work within 

Please let me know how I can further help to identify the issue.


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