mpv vs mp4 format

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dghenry1
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mpv vs mp4 format

Post by dghenry1 » Mon May 14, 2018 4:28 am

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I set the fomat to convert my mov videos to mp4 but they produce m4v instead. What am I doing wrong?



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rollin_eng
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Re: mpv vs mp4 format

Post by rollin_eng » Mon May 14, 2018 10:57 am


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Re: mpv vs mp4 format

Post by dghenry1 » Mon May 14, 2018 9:25 pm

Thanks. I saw somewhere else that the formats were almost the same. This says they are the same.

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Re: mpv vs mp4 format

Post by Woodstock » Mon May 14, 2018 11:39 pm

As explained in the article, though, some players do not TREAT the extensions the same.

I have a TV that won't play an MP4 across the network unless it has the m4v extension. Same TV refuses to play MKV files, unless they have an avi extension, and those are incompatible formats. "Smart TVs" aren't very.

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