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Answered: MKV file plays audio, no video

Postby cavalli » May 25th, 2017, 6:51 am

I've looked at other "mkv" posts here, but don't know how to compare my problem. Everyone with a problem posts a mediainfo detail file, so I found the program and generated the file details:

General
Unique ID : 254562870584489901898722155112921939326 (0xBF83068866277799A7A34C9CC159BD7E)
Complete name : E:\My Video\Series - Current\New Girl\New.Girl.S03E12 - Basketsball [720p].mkv
Format : Matroska
Format version : Version 4 / Version 2
File size : 141 MiB
Duration : 23 min 50 s
Overall bit rate : 824 kb/s
Encoded date : UTC 2014-02-18 20:42:56
Writing application : mkvmerge v6.7.0 ('Back to the Ground') 32bit built on Jan 8 2014 15:03:17
Writing library : libebml v1.3.0 + libmatroska v1.4.1

Video
ID : 1
Format : AVC
Format/Info : Advanced Video Codec
Format profile : High@L3.1
Format settings, CABAC : Yes
Format settings, ReFrames : 5 frames
Codec ID : V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC
Duration : 23 min 50 s
Nominal bit rate : 774 kb/s
Width : 1 280 pixels
Height : 718 pixels
Display aspect ratio : 16:9
Frame rate mode : Constant
Frame rate : 23.976 (24000/1001) FPS
Color space : YUV
Chroma subsampling : 4:2:0
Bit depth : 8 bits
Scan type : Progressive
Bits/(Pixel*Frame) : 0.035
Writing library : x264 core 138 r2358 9e941d1
Encoding settings : cabac=1 / ref=5 / deblock=1:-1:-1 / analyse=0x3:0x113 / me=umh / subme=9 / psy=1 / psy_rd=1.00:0.15 / mixed_ref=1 / me_range=24 / chroma_me=1 / trellis=2 / 8x8dct=1 / cqm=0 / deadzone=21,11 / fast_pskip=1 / chroma_qp_offset=-3 / threads=12 / lookahead_threads=1 / sliced_threads=0 / nr=0 / decimate=1 / interlaced=0 / bluray_compat=0 / constrained_intra=0 / bframes=3 / b_pyramid=2 / b_adapt=2 / b_bias=0 / direct=3 / weightb=1 / open_gop=0 / weightp=2 / keyint=240 / keyint_min=23 / scenecut=40 / intra_refresh=0 / rc_lookahead=50 / rc=2pass / mbtree=1 / bitrate=774 / ratetol=1.0 / qcomp=0.60 / qpmin=10 / qpmax=51 / qpstep=4 / cplxblur=20.0 / qblur=0.5 / ip_ratio=1.40 / aq=1:1.00
Default : Yes
Forced : No

Audio
ID : 2
Format : AAC
Format/Info : Advanced Audio Codec
Format profile : HE-AAC / LC
Codec ID : A_AAC
Duration : 23 min 50 s
Channel(s) : 2 channels
Channel positions : Front: L R
Sampling rate : 48.0 kHz / 24.0 kHz
Frame rate : 23.438 FPS (1024 spf)
Compression mode : Lossy
Delay relative to video : 31 ms
Language : English
Default : Yes
Forced : No

Text
ID : 3
Format : UTF-8
Codec ID : S_TEXT/UTF8
Codec ID/Info : UTF-8 Plain Text
Default : Yes
Forced : No
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Re: MKV file plays audio, no video

Postby aasoror » May 25th, 2017, 1:36 pm

That is one brutal video compression. Thats probably the reason you get a black screen.
CABAC with high reframes is a no no on the AIOS.
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Re: MKV file plays audio, no video

Postby cavalli » May 25th, 2017, 8:48 pm

No problem. Figured that might be the case. Thanks for the knowledge! :D
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Re: MKV file plays audio, no video

Postby aasoror » May 25th, 2017, 9:31 pm

np cavalli :)
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