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LunaticHiatus
December 8th, 2009, 12:36 AM
So, I purchased one but its very particular about the video formats that you can play. Is there an application which will allow me to adjust it for optimal playback on my droid?

Locke_99GS
December 8th, 2009, 12:46 AM
ffmpeg

DGortze380
December 8th, 2009, 02:35 AM
So, I purchased one but its very particular about the video formats that you can play. Is there an application which will allow me to adjust it for optimal playback on my droid?

What formats do you need?

ffmpeg will convert to almost anything you need, but it's not exactly user friendly.

Locke_99GS
December 8th, 2009, 02:43 AM
[...] it's not exactly user friendly.

WinFF front-end for ffmpeg. It's in the repo's.


sudo apt-get install winff

LeifAndersen
December 8th, 2009, 02:51 AM
I'm willing to bet that based on the developer documentation, he needs the files to be in this format: http://developer.android.com/guide/appendix/media-formats.html

Locke_99GS
December 8th, 2009, 02:57 AM
Ohh, mp4. Yay...

ffmpeg can do that, though.


ffmpeg -formats

will let you know what ffmpeg is capable of doing, based on the libraries (codecs) available to it.

LunaticHiatus
December 8th, 2009, 06:21 PM
ah, many thanks. sorry, just got back from work, so I didn't get to see the responses.

jayboe
March 2nd, 2011, 01:33 PM
man ffmpeg to see recognized formats i.e. vga, qvga...

ffmpeg -i <filename> -s qvga <filename>

When I first got my droid I started using the rockplayer app in the market and it will play many formats. I still use it now after converting my video files into avi and everything works well.
I Hope this helps.