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Re: How to import a mp4 file on Mathematica
Posted:
Aug 14, 2013 1:57 AM


Many thanks
Ed
On Aug 13, 2013, at 4:58 AM, Bob Hanlon <hanlonr357@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@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_selfbalancing_U3X_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 >> >> >> >> >> >> >



