[MPlayer-users] Making VCD / SVCD from rendered animation?

Tyler Eaves tyler at cg1.org
Wed Apr 16 23:27:13 CEST 2003

A problem has come up. I get the following when doing the video encoding step:

[ 5:26PM] ..ics/spaceflight # cat frames.fifo|ppmtoy4m -F 30000:1001|mpeg2enc 
-f 4 -F 4 -a 2 -n n
   INFO: [ppmtoy4m] Command-line Parameters:
   INFO: [ppmtoy4m]              framerate:  30000:1001
   INFO: [ppmtoy4m]     pixel aspect ratio:  1:1
   INFO: [ppmtoy4m]              interlace:  none/progressive
   INFO: [ppmtoy4m]         starting frame:  0
   INFO: [ppmtoy4m]            # of frames:  all, until input exhausted
   INFO: [ppmtoy4m]     chroma subsampling:  4:2:0, JPEG/MPEG-1, interstitial 
**ERROR: [ppmtoy4m] Expecting maxval == 255, not 65535!
**ERROR: [mpeg2enc] Could not read YUV4MPEG2 header: system error (failed 
[ 5:27PM] ..ics/spaceflight #

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