[Matplotlib-users] errors when mp4 files played in browser

Sebastian Berg sebastian at sipsolutions.net
Fri Apr 22 02:33:55 EDT 2016

I had similar problems recently due to ffmpeg changing some defaults
for the encoding. After realizing this was the problem, searching for
it and adding the correct extra arguments for the movie creation to be
passed to ffmpeg quickly solved the issue.

- Sebastian

On Do, 2016-04-21 at 22:45 -0600, Ryan May wrote:
> > My question then comes to this: does anyone on the matplotlib forum
> > have experience with viewing mp4 files in a browser? If so, do you
> > have any suggestions for a work-around? I've literally spent months
> > getting a few matplotlib animations to the point where they may be
> > useful to others. It never occurred to me that I'd have problems at
> > the very last link in the chain.
> > 
> > Thanks very much for your thoughts. Sorry this is so long.
> I've put some effort into making sure the animations will render in
> the Jupyter Notebook, so I'm curious: on the platforms where you're
> seeing problems, what do they do with the movie at the bottom of this
> notebook 
> http://nbviewer.jupyter.org/gist/dopplershift/356f2e14832e9b676207
> ?
> Ryan 
> -- 
> Ryan May
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