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Video doesn't play on iOS or Mac after compress

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I am using this library for one of my project and I discover one issue when i compress video using this library and try to play on iPhone or Safari browser.

Original video: Compressed video:

When we try to play this video in quick time player, It showing following error alert:


  • LightCompressor version: 0.7.8
  • Device: Nokia 6.1 Plus - 10.0
  • Code:
val sourceFile = File(video.url)
val destinationFile =
    File(context.cacheDir.absolutePath + "/" +

    srcPath = sourceFile.path,
    destPath = destinationFile.path,
    quality = VideoQuality.HIGH,
    isMinBitRateEnabled = false,
    listener = object : CompressionListener {
        override fun onCancelled() {
            if (isCancelled) return
            isCancelled = true
            emitter.onError(UnknownErrorException("Video compression process cancelled"))

        override fun onFailure(failureMessage: String) {
            if (isCancelled) return
            isCancelled = true

        override fun onProgress(percent: Float) {
            //Do nothing

        override fun onStart() {
            //Do nothing

        override fun onSuccess() {
            if (isCancelled) return
            if (videoMediaList.size == compressedVideoMediaList.size) {


@AbedElazizShe Can you please help me here to figure out this issue? Let me know if you need any other details from my end.

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 3 years ago
  • Comments:15 (6 by maintainers)

github_iconTop GitHub Comments

AbedElazizShecommented, Mar 28, 2021

Issue fixed in version 0.8.1. Please let me know if you still have the issue. You can close the task if the problem is solved.

ashotterekyanlmccommented, Dec 10, 2021

Still didn’t work on version 1.0.0. Replaced line

val encoder = if (hasQTI) { MediaCodec.createByCodecName(“”) } else { MediaCodec.createEncoderByType(MIME_TYPE) }

with val encoder = MediaCodec.createEncoderByType(MIME_TYPE)

now all is good

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