[MEncoder-users] DVD rip (to avi) using mencoder and I want allways to get Swedish subText

Bill Crockett wsc4 at optusnet.com.au
Sun Jan 15 09:24:08 EET 2017

From: "Nisse Nordlundh" <nisse at ngn.nu>
Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2017 10:09 PM

>>> I had a bunch of DVD's that I want to rip to avi-files.
>>> Linux Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS
>>> mencoder 1.1-4.8
>>> Basic 'problem': How to be 'sure' to always get Swedish subText from my
>>> DVD's to my AVI-files.

One last question on this.  I see you are using mencoder 1.1-4.8  Is this a 
Linux version revision number?  My MEncoder is svn-37905.  How old is your 

> Is there any Swedish 'hen' how had done this (trough mencoder) 
> successfully
> for a bunch of DVD's?

Unfortunately, these are the only languages for the doc files:


> This give a out avi-file i about 1.6GB (It is no problem for me. But if I 
> can do it 'smaller' without quality lose > that's OK for me :) )

> Can I do the above mencoder-syntax easier / better?

That is a big drop from, let's say, a 5 GB DVD.  What resolution are you 
using and -xvidencopts are you using?  Quality could be bad.

Encoding with the Xvid codec:


> Is there a syntax, that for sure, always give me Swedish subText?

I could only find these sections.  See MPlayer dumpjacosub to ?dumpsub and 
see if it helps.  Read the rest of it also may help:




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