[FFmpeg-user] Audio not playing in Quicktime Player

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 19:07:25 EET 2018

2018-01-03 17:50 GMT+01:00 Gabriel Zachmann <zach at cs.uni-bremen.de>:
>>>>> Funny thing is, when I convert to "mov" container, the audio plays fine.
>>>> (Why "funny", I thought this is expected.)
>>> I don't know very much about container format.
>>> I always assumed that MOV can contain mp3 as well as aac.
>> That is exactly what your tests confirmed.
> Sorry, I wanted to say that I always assumed that MP4 can contain
> mp3 as well as aac audio tracks.

It can, I assume the mp4 files you created play fine with vlc and ffplay.

But as said, I am not convinced that QT is the ideal playback software
for mp4.

Carl Eugen

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