[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Video on N800

From: Mike Klein mklein at vxappliance.com
Date: Thu Jan 25 23:37:15 EET 2007
I found that the majority of videos I want to play...regardless of
format...stream poorly on my 800. My PepperPad3 has no problems with
these format...but it would seem only VERY specially crafted videos play

Perhaps we need code customized to video chip...but given notorious
issues around device drivers and linux...how long will we be waiting for


Humberto Ortiz Zuazaga wrote:
> I've been testing video playback on the N800. It's much improved over
> the 770.
> The native media player can play video encoded at very high rates,
> unlike the old video player on the 700.
> I've played back 400x240 @ 30 fps mpeg4 encoded at 1000 kbps with
> Handbreak.
> mplayer doesn't seem to work for these videos, but did play back QCIF
> sized videos I had set up for the 770. mplayer complains it cant find
> the 770 hardware and falls back to xvideo.

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