[MPlayer-users] Demuxing without decoding?

DEBERT Jean-Louis jl.debert at rsd.com
Tue Mar 25 17:19:00 CET 2003

gabor wrote:

> hmmm... if you want to have the ac3 stream:
> mplayer -dvd 1-dumpaudio -dumpfile my.ac3 
> but i don't know how do you want to extract the stereo audio from the
> ac3 stream.

Well there are (possibly many) standalone utilities to do this 
(e.g. ac3dec IIRC) but it's exactly the same thing which is done
by mplayer itself ...

By the way, AC3 audio is _usually_ not simply stereo (although
it can), it has usually more than 2 channels (e.g. on dvd, it has 6).

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