[MEncoder-users] mencoder fails to read files created by dvgrab

Josef Wolf jw at raven.inka.de
Sat May 29 10:58:50 CEST 2010

On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 04:52:47PM +0200, Josef Wolf wrote:

> I am trying to move recordings from my Digital8 camcorder to my computer
> and encode them with x.264. So i grabbed the recordings with
>   dvgrab -a -srt some-recordings-
> which seem to work fine. The resulting files are played fine with vlc.
> But mencoder seems to have a hard time with those files:
>   jw at raven:~/dvgrab> mencoder -ovc copy -oac copy -o t.avi Tanz-Jan019.dv
>   MPlayer dev-SVN-r30099-4.4-openSUSE Linux 11.2 (x86_64)-Packman (C) 2000-2009 MPlayer Teamsuccess: format: 0  data: 0x0 - 0x3e7e4a80
>   MPEG-ES file format detected.
>   [V] filefmt:27  fourcc:0x10000004  size:0x0  fps:0.000  ftime:=0.0000
>   videocodec: framecopy (0x0 24bpp fourcc=10000004)
> It then hangs, just eating CPU.

No ideas on this?

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