Motion - Bug Report 2013x 08x 11x 161945
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BUG: Mpeg4 video format doesn't work for HTML5 video

The mpeg4 setting for ffmpeg_video_codec doesn't work correctly with the HTML5 <video> tag, the needed settings are different. It would make a lot more sense to add another setting with good defaults for html5 video. An example of those settings is here:

It would also make a lot more sense to not have ffmpeg linked into motion at all and just have the on_motion_detected event receive the raw image input on stdin so that the user can configure ffmpeg or any other encoder with whatever options he chooses.


Motion version: 3.2.12
ffmpeg version:  
Shared libraries: ffmpeg, mysql, postgresql
Server OS:  
-- PedroCorteReal - 11 Aug 2013

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Topic revision: r1 - 11 Aug 2013, PedroCorteReal
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