[MPlayer-users] Question. How to use an ogg correctly?

gabor gabor at z10n.net
Thu Feb 27 23:12:16 CET 2003

On Thu, 2003-02-27 at 22:12, Wayde Milas wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> I've been browsing the lists and the only way i can see to encode audio with 
> oggvorbis is to first rip the audio, encode it, encode the video seperately 
> with your favorite codec, then use ogmtools or whatever to merge the streams 
> back together.
> This is fine and all for a DVD or a file on disk but what about something 
> where you are trying to encode a live stream and its not buffered to disk? 
> Like off a tv receiver?
> I'm thinking of building a pvr and it would be sweet to encode the stere of a 
> tv in ogg... mp3/lame is nice but ogg does so much better on low quality 
> stereo signals.
> libvorbis is available and compiled in, but -oac is only listing copy, pcm and 
> mp3lame as options. Maybe I've messed up and and not compiled something in 
> correctly?

no, mencoder doesn't support vorbis encoding ( only pcm, copy and
mp3lame ) :(



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