Topic: CineForm codec support

Trying cineform file but get message "cfhd is not supported as video inside a mov container atm" or any other container. As far as I know ffmpeg supports cineform.
What could be the issue?


Re: CineForm codec support

When I added that message, ffmpeg supported cineform, but not cineform hd. Not sure whether cfhd support was added in the meantime,...


Re: CineForm codec support

Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, from 'F:\TestClips&Co\CFHD\bigger_res.mov':
    major_brand     : qt
    minor_version   : 537199360
    compatible_brands: qt
    creation_time   : 2015-12-06T07:02:28.000000Z
    com.apple.quicktime.player.movie.visual.brightness: 0.000000
    com.apple.quicktime.player.movie.visual.color: 1.000000
    com.apple.quicktime.player.movie.visual.tint: 0.000000
    com.apple.quicktime.player.movie.visual.contrast: 1.000000
    com.apple.quicktime.player.version: 7.6.6 (7.6.6)
    com.apple.quicktime.version: 7.7.3 (2890.7) 0x7738000 (Mac OS X, 10.10.5, 14F1021)
    encoder         : Lavf54.20.3
  Duration: 00:00:00.38, start: 0.000000, bitrate: 1008252 kb/s
    Stream #0:0(eng): Video: cfhd (CFHD / 0x44484643), none, 4512x2952, 907398 kb/s, 24 fps, 24 tbr, 24k tbn, 24k tbc (default)
      rotate          : 0
      creation_time   : 2015-12-06T07:02:28.000000Z
      handler_name    : Apple Alias-Datensteuerung
    Side data:
      displaymatrix: rotation of -0.00 degrees
Stream mapping:
  Stream #0:0 -> #0:0 (cfhd (native) -> rawvideo (native))
Press [q] to stop, [?] for help
[cfhd @ 000002336f80cb80] Sample format of 2 is not implemented. Update your FFmpeg version to the newest one from Git. If the problem still occurs, it means that your file has a feature which has not been implemented.
[cfhd @ 000002336f80cb80] Invalid dimensions

is what I get when trying to decode cfhdm,,, (for both .avi and .mov containing cfhd content)

There's a 5 year old and ticket in the ffmpeg bug tracker, regarding cfhd, see: https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/1087
-> doesn't seem like cfhd is fully supported by ffmpeg atm.

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Re: CineForm codec support


ffmpeg -i "f:\TestClips&Co\CFHD\bigger_res.mov" -c copy h:\test.mov

it seems like it's working okay,...
Problem is I'm not sure whether the output is okay since ffmpeg can't decode the content, which is why I wrote that check to make sure Hybrid doesn't remux anything but ProRes, DV or  MPEG-4 based video into an .mov container.

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