[MPlayer-users] Video editor advice?

Jonathan Bartlett johnnyb at eskimo.com
Wed Jul 30 17:42:48 CEST 2003

kino supports dv, which mencoder can encode to. -ovc libdv (and you have
to scale it to 720x480).


On Wed, 30 Jul 2003, Tuukka Toivonen wrote:

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Sat, 26 Jul 2003, Alan Murrell wrote:
> >I have a few video files I have encoded via MPlayer using '-oac copy' and
> >'-ovc rawgrb', which outputs excellently to a 700MB Divx file.  However,
> ? -oac rawrgb doesn't make divx, so i don't understand what you're saying!
> How big are the rgb files? You might want to use I420 instead of rgb, that
> cuts the file size to half. yv12 in .mov format should work fine with
> cinelerra which is the equivalent (dunno if cinelerra supports I420/YV12
> avis, broadcast2000 doesn't).
> But you need to edit codecs.conf of Mplayer to get yv12 in mov to be
> readable.
> I made a patch to mplayer to allow writing I420 avis:
> http://www.ee.oulu.fi/~tuukkat/mplayer/
> (the *rawyuv.* patch)
> Somebody please post this to the devel list!
> >before converting to DIvx, I would like to cut out a few unneeded portions
> >(commercials), which I would like to do via a video editor.
> I've used Broadcast2000 (the predecessor of cinelerra) for this, but
> I haven't used it with large files (just 2 GB or so). But I'm very
> surprised if larger files don't work: maybe you must compile the editor
> with special options (-D_LARGEFILE ?)
> >Is there another editor I can use that will allow me to open the rawrgb
> >stream, indicate where I want the commercials cut out, then encode to DivX?
> kino should do this, but at least the version included in Debian doesn't
> support any sane movie formats (maybe newer versions do).
> And then there's commercial program mainactor, evaluation version should be
> available for no cost.
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