Correct MIME types for serving video files
We test video playback on a variety of devices, from Mac and Windows PCs, to all the various mobile phone platforms available today. One critical issue that comes up often is that the hosting server has not set the MIME types for the video type. A typical error message for this would be "unknown application/octet-stream". Here is a list of many common formats we encounter.
|Video Type||Extension||MIME Type|
IMPORTANT: You will need to configure your ftp server to these MIME types for them to be properly recognized by their respective playback devices.
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