Video format for mobile

Jerry Jensen jerry at
Wed Apr 8 22:46:47 EDT 2020

Hi J,
AAC is Advanced Audio Compression - successor to MP3.
Hope this will help you figure out how to play it.

> On Apr 8, 2020, at 4:10 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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