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MP4 playback scrambled in browser [duplicate]

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asked 2018-02-06 20:41:21 +0200

fledermaus gravatar image

updated 2018-02-06 20:52:28 +0200

Some (but by no means all) video tags display scrambled in the web browser when played. I have observed this particularly on Twitter and Mastodon, but I don't think it's isolated to those sites.

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Near as I can tell this was introduced with Kymijoki on my J1.

Random example picked from twitter:

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The question has been closed for the following reason "duplicate question" by nthn
close date 2018-02-14 19:08:22.993955



Just as a note, here is the URL of the video file itself:

And here is ffprobe output for that video in order to see what codecs it's really using:

Tegu ( 2018-02-06 21:34:56 +0200 )edit

It's good practice to list your device type and OS version with tags, which saves people like me, from having to read all the way through each post to find this particular info (or not at all) at the bottom of the page......just sayin' ;)

Edz ( 2018-02-06 21:56:03 +0200 )edit

@Edz, does that mean it only happens in Jolla 1?

walker ( 2018-02-07 10:26:42 +0200 )edit

@walker - no

Edz ( 2018-02-07 12:18:21 +0200 )edit

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answered 2018-02-12 18:42:49 +0200

Andy Branson gravatar image

Thanks for spotting this. It should be fixed in 2.1.4.

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