[asterisk-users] ast_writefile: No such format 'h261', yet h261 is the only video format that works.

Adrian Serafini wealwildwon at wombit.com
Fri Mar 21 14:20:55 CDT 2014

On 03/21/2014 02:09 PM, David Woodfall wrote:
>> H.323 is a communications protocol like SIP.   H261 is a codec like
>> ulaw or gsm.      You do not need H323 unless you are using the H323
>> protocol INSTEAD of SIP.
> I see. In Ekiga video codec window they are listed like:
> [ ] h261    90kHz H.323. SIP

Ok so your all SIP.  Find the command to show the codecs for your 
release.  The wiki has info to point you in the right direction.  For 
old 1.4 releases, I set the codec in the sip.conf file peer.  Also try 
another SIP video phone maybe on android?

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