Opened 9 days ago

Last modified 6 days ago

#13479 new defect

Myst: Unable to play certain videos: Cannot convert high color video frame to 8bpp!

Reported by: hansejo Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: Engine: Mohawk
Version: Keywords:
Cc: Game:

Description

Recently played through the original 1994 Windows version of Myst. I found two videos which would play the audio, but no video. When this would happen the log would be spammed with:

WARNING: Cannot convert high color video frame to 8bpp!

The two videos in question (unmodified from my CD copy):

5757fe67077ae3d418737eb4472f8048  qtw/selen/forwe0.mov
2b29368fda60e11cec13e93ee9aac17b  qtw/channel/monsmsg.mov

ScummVM version (compiled from git via AUR package):

ScummVM 2.6.0git (May 14 2022 00:39:06)
Features compiled in: TAINTED Vorbis FLAC MP3 ALSA SEQ sndio TiMidity RGB zLib MPEG2 FluidSynth Theora AAC A/52 FreeType2 FriBiDi JPEG PNG GIF TTS cloud (servers, local) TinyGL OpenGL (with shaders) 

Linux version:

Artix Linux 5.17.6

I will attached mediainfo and the full log

Attachments (4)

forwe0-mediainfo.txt (2.3 KB ) - added by hansejo 9 days ago.
monsmsg-mediainfo.txt (2.3 KB ) - added by hansejo 9 days ago.
myst-movies-scummvm-log.txt (4.5 KB ) - added by hansejo 9 days ago.
cinepak-fix-antoniou79.patch (723 bytes ) - added by digitall 6 days ago.

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Change History (6)

by hansejo, 9 days ago

Attachment: forwe0-mediainfo.txt added

by hansejo, 9 days ago

Attachment: monsmsg-mediainfo.txt added

by hansejo, 9 days ago

Attachment: myst-movies-scummvm-log.txt added

comment:1 by digitall, 6 days ago

Replicated with my version of Myst MPC on Linux x86_64 with latest dev master. The MD5sums of the two videos match my version.

by digitall, 6 days ago

comment:2 by digitall, 6 days ago

Have added patch for the cinepak decoder from IRC by antoniou79 which resolves this problem, though unclear if this is the "right" solution?

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