Video format for mobile

Colin Holgate colinholgate at
Wed Apr 8 20:49:40 EDT 2020

QuickTime Player can play it, but it doesn’t need QuickTime.

I’m not sure what player LiveCode uses on Android, but it is highly likely to be able to cope.

Is the LC Player an existing Android app?

> On Apr 8, 2020, at 5:10 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> I asked this before, looking for the best format for video files on both Android and iOS. Colin suggested H.264 as the codec, and MP4 as the file format. I have a video with those specs but it won't play in the LC player, and the Mac wants to open it with QuickTime. VLC will play it.
> Get Info shows the codec as H.264, AAC. The file extension is mp4. Is AAC the problem (that's the audio format, right?) What should it be?
> I haven't tried it on mobile yet, but if it needs QT I'm pretty sure it won't work.
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