[MPlayer-users] mencoder and chapters

Felix Buenemann atmosfear at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Mar 12 23:12:09 CET 2002

Am Die, 2002-03-12 um 17.35 schrieb Silviu D Minut:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> I'm trying to encode a dvd and the resulting avi is 1G, which will remain
> too big, no matter what I do. The dvd has 17 chapters, so I want to encode
> first chapters 1-8 then chapters 9-17. Is this possible? I know I can
> specify the starting chapter with the -chapter option, but how do I tell
> it where to stop encoding? I didn't notice anything related to this in the
mencoder -chapter 1-8
> docs. Or is there any other way to encode a dvd in two parts?
yea, encode whole movie and split it afterwards, I've always done this
with VirtualDub or Nandub, but I think the avifile suite also has a tool
that can do it. Or another way: use -ss hh:mm:ss -endpos hh:mm:ss with

Btw. I guess these are RTFM-Type questions.
> Thanks

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