[MPlayer-users] Re: mencoder pipe output

Arpi arpi at thot.banki.hu
Mon Jan 28 01:07:02 CET 2002


> > Any way to get mencoder to dump its output to STDOUT for easy piping? Trying 
> > to re-encode to mpeg2, so until mencoder supports it natively, thought that 
> > the easiest way would be to have mencoder output raw, then pipe that into a 
> > mpeg2 encoder.
> Well, then you could use mplayer, because you skip the encoder part of
> mencoder completely, leaving only the 'm' ;)
> But AFAIR mplayer cannot output a raw stream.

it can output raw YUV image stream supported by most mpeg encoders.
just RTFM.

> Try transcode, the new 0.6.0pre2 adds another mpeg2 encoder than the one
> from bbmpeg, so you should be able to produce (S)VCDs with that.
which one?
btw, what fast, good opensource mpeg2 encoders exists out there?
i know libmpg123, but it's not so good.

A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team

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