[Libreoffice-qa] Media Support in LibreOffice

Alex Thurgood alex.thurgood at gmail.com
Fri Aug 29 03:35:15 PDT 2014

Le 28/08/2014 17:45, Owen Genat a écrit :

Hi Owen,


> File format:  MP4 [MP4V/AAC]
> Video plays?: YES
> ... is tending toward simplification, particularly in relation to container
> formats. Unless the audio/video stream encoding in a particular
> AVI/MPEG/MP4/MKV/etc is known it is difficult to tell if a container format
> is going to play or not. Some container formats support quite a few
> different stream encodings (one per stream per file).

Yes, you are correct, the table is an over-simplification because it
doesn't specify the codec used within the container. The problem is that
testing all of the available containers with all of the different
possible codecs supported by those containers is currently verging on
the impossible.

> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=82359
> Presumably this affects what containers and stream encodings are supported?
> Happy to hear what others have to say and whether or not I have gone barking
> mad.

No, not mad just yet ;-)


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