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I used mp4creator -extract to get the raw audio and video tracks from an mp4 file. What players can I use to play the raw tracks?

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VLC will play most raw video and audio formats.

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It worked for the audio track, but not for the video... –  Pierre-Antoine LaFayette Jun 16 '10 at 17:33
    
What type of video is the video track? –  heavyd Jun 16 '10 at 17:47
    
H264 Baseline@2.1, 150.250 secs, 482 kbps, 480x270 @ 29.970050 fps –  Pierre-Antoine LaFayette Jun 16 '10 at 17:54
    
Hmm.. I use VLC to play raw H.264 video all the time. Check the messages window for any clues why its not working. Perhaps you are missing the SPS and/or PPS headers. –  heavyd Jun 16 '10 at 18:50
    
@Pierre-Antoine LaFayette VLC often has to rely on heuristics to guess the type of raw codec in the file. Having a different file extension could completely change whether or not VLC can play the file. I suggest .h264 for your case. –  Silveri Dec 4 '13 at 14:26
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From moitah.net, under description for its FLV Extract:

H.264 elementary streams are not widely supported by players, but you can use DGAVCDec to load them with AviSynth for editing.

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...for editing or just to play –  Peter.O Mar 27 '11 at 14:55
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