Bug 51050

Summary: MIME types for m4a & m4v files
Product: Tomcat 7 Reporter: Cédrik LIME <cedrik.lime>
Component: CatalinaAssignee: Tomcat Developers Mailing List <dev>
Severity: minor    
Priority: P2    
Version: 7.0.12   
Target Milestone: ---   
Hardware: All   
OS: All   
Attachments: Patch for additional common mpeg 4 mime types

Description Cédrik LIME 2011-04-11 11:08:19 UTC
Created attachment 26874 [details]
Patch for additional common mpeg 4 mime types

Tomcat correctly serves MPEG 4 files with a standardized file extension of .mp4, as video/mp4.

Common but non-standard mpeg4 files also use of the extensions .m4a and .m4v, which are unknown to Tomcat and are therefore served without any "Content-Type" header. This behaviour leads Internet Explorer to display garbage when following a link to such a file.

This patch adds the correct MIME type for MPEG 4 files with extensions m4a, m4b, m4r and m4v. (It omits the m4p extension, which is both not widely used, and of limited interest since the data is encrypted.)

Comment 1 Mark Thomas 2011-04-16 18:54:09 UTC
Fixed in 7.0.x and will be included in 7.0.13 onwards.

Thanks for the patch.