MP4 conversion app - resolution size
daniel at rimspace.net
Fri Feb 1 12:39:26 UTC 2008
Nigel Ridley <nigel at rmk.co.il> writes:
> My daughter just bought an MP4 player but when I try to play video
> clips (any of the formats that the player recognizes) that I have
> successfully copied from my Feisty box, I get an error message:
> 'File Format Error'
> Somebody told me it's because the video clip's resolution is too big.
It could be.
> Is there an app that will reduce the resolution size of said clips?
ffmpeg, mencoder, transcode, and a host of similar tools. Try avidemux
if your release contains it, which has a nice GUI interface to this sort
> Is this the answer?
No idea. It could be, but you have not provided anything like enough
detail for us to know. Assuming that the device doesn't produce a
helpful error in addition to that particular one ... try it and find
Also useful: try putting some video on there using the supplied Windows
tool, if possible, then extract it to your Feisty system. That should
give some more information about what is done to the video on the way
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