[Tfug] Need urgent help repairing a video file...and yeah, it's a Linux issue...
zdwzdw at gmail.com
Sat Oct 20 15:02:45 MST 2012
On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 11:32 AM, Bowie J. Poag <bpoag at comcast.net> wrote:
> Much aha... Which political party?
Aren't they all evil?
> I have a broken .mp4 file on my hands that is critically important to a
> political thing I'm doing.
> The file is at:
Tsk tsk... Dropbox? Really? Those "collaborate with the government"
flunkies who lie about their security?
I guess it's OK in this case, if you're just going to distribute a file...
> I've tried using a front-end to ffmeg called "format junkie" to fix this
> critter and the error it spits out is "moov atom not found". This
> apparently means the data might be there, but the video format structure
> does exist.
I'm not too sure of that. Running it through a few tests with vlc and
ffprobe lead me to believe this file is really messed up.
> Awesome! An open-source util that can cope with this.
I tried compiling this.
The person who wrote it decided to use a bunch of QT's crap to compile
a command line application. In what universe does that make sense?
If you can figure out what few packages it requires to compile, I'll
try it again.
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