[FFmpeg-user] How to make AVI files from LG RH7500recordingwhichwill play on it?

Dave Bevan dave.bevan at bbc.co.uk
Tue Dec 20 20:29:00 CET 2011

>> Hi Mark.
>> ...
>>>I would be very gratefull if some expert could provide a clue, or even 
>>>better a command line I could try for ffmpeg (Windows build).
>> ...
>> Do a ffmpeg -i <your_original_filename_from_the_recorder>.avi and post the 
>> entire output to the list. It will give us an idea of what version you are 
>> running and the original, as created by the recorder, file format.
>> --D.

The relevant segment from your output was:

>Input #0, mpeg, from 'VTS_01_1.VOB':
>  Duration: 00:05:00.44, start: 0.218044, bitrate: 4245 kb/s
>    Stream #0:0[0x80]: Audio: ac3, 48000 Hz, stereo, s16, 256 kb/s
>    Stream #0:1[0x1e0]: Video: mpeg2video (Main), yuv420p, 720x576 [SAR 16:15 DAR 4:3], 8000 kb/s, 25 fps, 25 tbr, 90k tbn, 50 tbc

So, using http://code.google.com/p/ffmbc/, I did this:

$ ffmbc -i 201112165232EU-SPAIN-ZAPATEROY_RAJOY.mpg -target dvd mark.vob
FFmbc version 0.7-rc4
Copyright (c) 2008-2011 Baptiste Coudurier and the FFmpeg developers
Input #0, mpeg, from '201112165232EU-SPAIN-ZAPATEROY_RAJOY.mpg':
  Duration: 00:00:57.21, start: 0.270644, bitrate: 7117 kb/s
    Stream #0.0[0x1e0](und): Video: mpeg2video (Main), yuv420p, 720x576i tff [PAR 64:45 DAR 16:9], 6500 kb/s, 25.00 fps
    Stream #0.1[0x1c0](und): Audio: mp2, 48000 Hz, stereo, s16, 256 kb/s
Output #0, dvd, to 'mark.vob':
    encoder: FFmbc 0.7
    Stream #0.0(und): Video: mpeg2video, yuv420p, 720x576p [PAR 64:45 DAR 16:9], 6000 kb/s, 25.00 fps
    Stream #0.1(und): Audio: ac3, 48000 Hz, stereo, s16, 448 kb/s
Stream mapping:
  Stream #0.0 -> #0.0
  Stream #0.1 -> #0.1
Press [q] to stop, [?] for help
[mpeg2video @ 0x1d098a0] rc buffer underflow
frame= 1431 fps=137 q=2.0 Lsize=   45660kB time=00:00:57.20 bitrate=6539.3kbits/s    00:00:00.46    
video:41681kB audio:3131kB global headers:0kB muxing overhead 1.893800%

FFmbc has -target, so selecting "dvd" created a file with the same properties (mpeg2video, ac3 audio) as your source VOB file.

Carl will whine about not using a current version, but this is what I use, and it's created what you want - the "output" section matches what I think you need.


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