[MEncoder-users] Sony DSC-M1 and Philips DVP642

Rick Richardson rickr at mn.rr.com
Fri Aug 25 15:19:07 CEST 2006

On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 12:25:32PM -0400, Giacomo Comes wrote:
> This command line will do it:
> mencoder -ffourcc DX50 -ovc copy -o test.avi test.mp4 -oac lavc -oac mp3lame

> One solution I found is to run mencoder again:
> mencoder -oac copy -ovc copy -forceidx -o fix.avi test.avi

Gee.  There are only *two bytes* different on 200 videos. e.g.:

$ cmp -l avi/m4v00657.avi fix/m4v00657.avi
    249  25   0
8381517   0  20

You would think that appending -forceidx would work: 

    mencoder -ffourcc DX50 -ovc copy -oac lavc -oac mp3lame -forceidx -o ...

But it doesn't work that way.  So you have to make two runs on each video.
Some of the videos are 500MBs long.

I think there is a bug in mencoder.  What do you say?


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