3gp and mp4 videos wont play on my samsung galaxy s


Last Updated: 2011-08-04 08:05:09
  1. kthibeault1965

    kthibeault1965 New Member

    Hi
    We are developing apps for android. One recent app has links that play videos hosted on amamazon servers. We have fromated for 3gp and or mp4.

    When we run app, we get error,

    Video file cannot be played

    This happens on wifi, 3g, and 4g connections

    Samsung epic, (galaxy s)

    Do we have to intall some media server on the server perhaps? The iphone version of the app works fine.

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  2. Download MediaInfo onto your computer. Open some of the video files in there, switch to Tree view, and copy the results here.
  3. LogicSolutions

    LogicSolutions New Member

    I'm experiencing a similar problem. We've produced an app that plays videos on some Samsung S phones but not others. Any help or direction you might give would be greatly appreciated. Here's the MediaInfo dump:
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    General
    Complete name basic.mp4
    Format : MPEG-4
    Format profile : Base Media / Version 2
    Codec ID : mp42
    File size : 22.6 MiB
    Duration : 2mn 23s
    Overall bit rate : 1 318 Kbps
    Encoded date : UTC 2010-07-16 16:39:50
    Tagged date : UTC 2010-07-16 16:39:53
    Video
    ID : 1
    Format : AVC
    Format/Info : Advanced Video Codec
    Format profile : Main@L3.1
    Format settings, CABAC : No
    Format settings, ReFrames : 2 frames
    Codec ID : avc1
    Codec ID/Info : Advanced Video Coding
    Duration : 2mn 23s
    Bit rate mode : Variable
    Bit rate : 1 153 Kbps
    Width : 960 pixels
    Height : 540 pixels
    Display aspect ratio : 16:9
    Frame rate mode : Constant
    Frame rate : 23.976 fps
    Color space : YUV
    Chroma subsampling : 4:2:0
    Bit depth : 8 bits
    Scan type : Progressive
    Bits/(Pixel*Frame) : 0.093
    Stream size : 19.8 MiB (87%)
    Language : English
    Encoded date : UTC 2010-07-16 16:39:50
    Tagged date : UTC 2010-07-16 16:39:53
    Color primaries : BT.709-5, BT.1361, IEC 61966-2-4, SMPTE RP177
    Transfer characteristics : BT.709-5, BT.1361
    Matrix coefficients : BT.709-5, BT.1361, IEC 61966-2-4 709, SMPTE RP177
    Audio
    ID : 2
    Format : AAC
    Format/Info : Advanced Audio Codec
    Format profile : LC
    Codec ID : 40
    Duration : 2mn 23s
    Bit rate mode : Constant
    Bit rate : 160 Kbps
    Channel(s) : 2 channels
    Channel positions : Front: L R
    Sampling rate : 48.0 KHz
    Compression mode : Lossy
    Stream size : 2.74 MiB (12%)
    Language : English
    Encoded date : UTC 2010-07-16 16:39:50
    Tagged date : UTC 2010-07-16 16:39:53
    ---------------------------------------------
  4. First the profile should be Baseline, not Main@3.1. Also the resolution may be too much for other phones to play, it should be 800x480
    Brucew0617 likes this.
  5. LogicSolutions

    LogicSolutions New Member

    Thank you. Will try and let you know.
  6. starjack

    starjack Member

    maybe it is the problem of codec

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