[MPlayer-users] Mencoder and VCD

Juergen Hammelmann juergen.hammelmann at gmx.de
Fri Jul 19 07:32:02 CEST 2002

Am Mittwoch, 17. Juli 2002 10:12 schrieb Gustavo Sverzut Barbieri:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hello,
> I'm trying to record a VCD from a DVD. I did using
> "mencode -dvd 1 -o output.avi" and then using lav2wav,
> lav2yuv, mpeg2enc, mp2enc and then mplex. It worked,
> but worst much time (about 3 times the movie duration)
> and disk space (about 1.5gb*3).
> So, I'm wondering if there is a way to mencoder output
> a "ready-to-use" VCD mpeg1 , if so what options I
> should use?
> What you use to record VCD?
look at my mencvcd script in dir TOOLS/

It uses mplayer with -vo yuv4mpeg output device and most of mjpegtools.
encoding to VCD needs a lot of time, 2-3 GB disk space are recommended for a
whole movie.

Ciao, Jürgen

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