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

David Woodfall dave at dawoodfall.net
Fri Mar 21 15:27:40 CDT 2014

On (21/03/14 20:07), Dave Woodfall <dave at dawoodfall.net> put forth the proposition:
>On (21/03/14 15:20), Adrian Serafini <wealwildwon at wombit.com> put forth the proposition:
>>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?
>core show codecs shows all 4 loaded:
>200001 video     h261 (H.261 Video)
>200002 video     h263 (H.263 Video)
>200003 video    h263p (H.263+ Video)
>200004 video     h264 (H.264 Video)
>Unfortunately my android phone only has a camera on the back so it is
>useless for video conferencing. I will give linphone a try to see if
>it's any better.

Well linphone doesn't help. It doesn't even see my video device...

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