[MPlayer-users] extract mpeg's audio?

Steven Adeff adeffs at rpi.edu
Sun Jul 21 03:41:01 CEST 2002

doesn't work. I do mplayer -dumpaudio moviefile -dumpfile outputfilename
then i try and play the audio file and i get an error. but if i play the
original mpeg its fine. its the same error i get as the method i talked
about below...

On Sat, 2002-07-20 at 15:15, D Richard Felker III wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Sat, Jul 20, 2002 at 03:03:52PM -0400, Steven Adeff wrote:
> > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > Is there a way to extract just the audio from an mpg? I've tried the
> > first pass of a 3pass divx conversion because I thought that was
> > supposed to output a file with just the audio(as mp3 in that case) but
> > when i try and play it back in xmms or mplayer they both exit with an
> > error.
> RTFM man mplayer. "mplayer -dumpaudio moviefile" will dump the audio
> stream to stream.dump.
> Rich
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