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How to convert MP4 in Catalina

Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:57 pm
by menat
Trying to convert an MP4 for use in FCX




Tried importing into handbrake




HandBrake version (e.g., 1.3.3):



Operating system and version (Ma 10.9.6):





HandBrake Activity Log ***required*** (see How-to get an activity log)

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[09:38:35] macgui: Handbrake Version: 1.3.3 (2020061300)
[09:38:35] hb_init: starting libhb thread
[09:38:35] Compile-time hardening features are enabled
[09:38:35] hb_init: starting libhb thread
[09:38:44] macgui: ScanCore scanning titles with a duration of 10 seconds or more
[09:38:44] CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8500 CPU @ 3.00GHz
[09:38:44]  - Intel microarchitecture Kaby Lake
[09:38:44]  - logical processor count: 6
[09:38:44] hb_scan: path=/Users/me/Desktop/Evening Wish_1.mp4, title_index=0
udfread ERROR: ECMA 167 Volume Recognition failed
disc.c:323: failed opening UDF image /Users/me/Desktop/Evening Wish_1.mp4
disc.c:424: error opening file BDMV/index.bdmv
disc.c:424: error opening file BDMV/BACKUP/index.bdmv
bluray.c:2585: nav_get_title_list(/Users/me/Desktop/Evening Wish_1.mp4/) failed
[09:38:44] bd: not a bd - trying as a stream/file instead
libdvdnav: Using dvdnav version 6.0.1
libdvdread: Encrypted DVD support unavailable.
libdvdread:DVDOpenFileUDF:UDFFindFile /VIDEO_TS/VIDEO_TS.IFO failed
libdvdread:DVDOpenFileUDF:UDFFindFile /VIDEO_TS/VIDEO_TS.BUP failed
libdvdread: Can't open file VIDEO_TS.IFO.
libdvdnav: vm: failed to read VIDEO_TS.IFO
[09:38:44] dvd: not a dvd - trying as a stream/file instead
[mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2 @ 0x7ffc70863a00] moov atom not found
[09:38:44] hb_stream_open: open /Users/me/Desktop/Evening Wish_1.mp4 failed
[09:38:44] scan: unrecognized file type
[09:38:44] libhb: scan thread found 0 valid title(s)
[09:38:45] macgui: ScanCore scan done

Re: How to convert MP4 in Catalina

Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:03 am
by Ritsuka
Are you Evening Wish_1.mp4 is a mp4 file? Can you play it in QuickTime Player?

Re: How to convert MP4 in Catalina

Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:41 am
by menat
Hi Ritsuka

No I can not. I get an error msg saying its incompatible with QT.

Re: How to convert MP4 in Catalina

Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:22 am
by Ritsuka
Try to use mediainfo to check the file characteristics. But maybe the file is just corrupted.