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Re: How to import a mp4 file on Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg131506] Re: How to import a mp4 file on Mathematica
  • From: "Eduardo M. A. M. Mendes" <emammendes at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 02:17:38 -0400 (EDT)
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Many thanks

Ed

On Aug 13, 2013, at 4:58 AM, Bob Hanlon <hanlonr357 at gmail.com> wrote:

>
>> From the documentation for Import (
> http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/ref/Import.html):
>
> Import handles a large number of formats, each typically with many
> different possible elements. The possible formats are given in the list
> $ImportFormats, and in the guide "Listing of All Formats".
>
> 
http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/guide/ListingOfAllFormats.html
>
>
> Select[$ImportFormats, # == "MP4" || # == "AVI" &]
>
>
> {"AVI"}
>
>
>
> Bob Hanlon
>
>
> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 6:39 AM, Eduardo M. A. M. Mendes <
> emammendes at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello
>>
>> I need to add a mp4 video on one of my slides.   I looked at Import and
>> tried the following command
>>
>>
>>
>> 
Import["/Users/eduardo/Dropbox/Engenharia_de_Controle/movies/files/Honda_self-balancing_U3-X_electric_unicycle_1280x720.mp4","Animation"]
>>
>> to get "import::format :  "Cannot import data as " Animation "".  It does
>> not matter if I change the option to List.   When I remove the option
>> altogether the following error comes out
>>
>> Import::infer :  "Cannot infer format of file " Honda_self - balancing_U3
>> - X_electric _unicycle _ 1280 x720.mp4 "."  Does it mean that mp4 is not a
>> format that can be used within Mathematica?  Do I need to covert the video
>> to avi?
>>
>> What am I missing?
>>
>> Many thanks
>>
>> Ed
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>




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