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    get-video-mime

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    get-video-mime

    When trying to use Media Source Extensions you often need to know the full MIME type for the video that you are working with. I wasn't able to find any easy solutions, so I put this together.

    Usage

    Just run this command and pass it any number of video files.

    $ npm i -g get-video-mime
    $ get-video-mime video-file.mp4
    
    OR
    
    $ npx get-video-mime video-file.mp4 another-file.mp4
    

    This should yield output like this:

    [22:28:37] Getting MIME for 1 file(s)...
    [22:28:38] MIME for video-file.mp4 detected as: video/mp4; codecs="hev1.1.6.L120.90,mp4a.6b"; profiles="isom,iso2,mp41"
    [22:28:38] Finished processing all files.
    

    You can then use this string in your JS code like this:

    const mediaSource = new MediaSource;
    mediaSource.isTypeSupported('video/mp4; codecs="hev1.1.6.L120.90,mp4a.6b"; profiles="isom,iso2,mp41"');

    Inspiration

    This technique was based largely on this article. And, of course, this is just at thin wrapper around mp4box.js which does all of the heavy lifting.

    Install

    npm i get-video-mime

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    1.0.2

    License

    MIT

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