Workaround for broken(?) m4a files from ffmpeg, was Re: [PATCH] Output AAC as M4A for iTunes with metadata tags

Andy Bircumshaw andy at
Wed Apr 13 01:06:36 EDT 2011

On 12/4/2011, at 5:08pm, Simon Nash wrote:
> I'm puzzled by this.  There is definitely no video in this file, and
> it plays OK on my Linn DS.  The Linn DS is happy with both .mp4 and .m4a
> file extensions so I had been thinking that these are equivalent for
> MPEG-4 files with audio and no video.

I believe you may be correct, sir:


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