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Re: HTML5 MSE support for HEVC on Android

From: Gilles Boccon-Gibod <bok@bok.net>
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:32:43 -0800
To: Stefan Lederer <stefan.lederer@bitmovin.net>, public-html-media@w3.org
Message-ID: <etPan.54e63a5b.2eb141f2.1fb@Gilless-MacBook-Pro.local>
Stefan,

I don’t know if that’s the cause of the error, but the @codecs attribute of this MPD is not correct (hvc1.1.c.L93.90 should be hvc1.1.6.L93.90, the error has been reported to the authors of this test sequence, and I think they have fixed it now).

-- Gilles


On February 19, 2015 at 12:14:05 AM, Stefan Lederer (stefan.lederer@bitmovin.net) wrote:

Dear all,

 

I don't know if this is the proper list for that: (if not please advise me which would be a better place to raise this question, already tried it on chromium-discuss)

 

I want to use HEVC content on Chrome for Android on a Nexus 5 phone using MPEG-DASH and the HTML5 MSE.

·         Playing plain HEVC mp4 files in Chrome/Android/Nexus5 works fine, e.g. this one: http://www.bitmovin.net/hevc/720p.mp4  

·         But playing an HEVC DASH stream doesn't work, as the MSE doesn't support the content type: "NotSupportedError: Failed to execute 'addSourceBuffer' on 'MediaSource': The type provided ('video/mp4; codecs=hvc1.1.c.L93.90') is unsupported.". I'm using this stream: http://www.dash-player.com/demo/streaming-server-and-encoder-support/?mpd=http://bitcdn-vix1.bitmovin.net/content/hevc/dashevc-live-2s.mpd

 

Is the error caused by a wrong codec attribute or is the HTML5 MSE on Chrome for Android just not (yet) supporting HEVC on HEVC-enabled Android devices?

 

Thanks and best regards,

Stefan
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