[MPlayer-users] newbie: how can I rotate an .avi and preserve the file type/codecs

Erik Slagter erik at oldconomy.com
Fri Sep 5 23:10:08 CEST 2003

> mencoder -o test-r.avi -ovc divx4 -oac copy -vop scale=460:576,rotate=2 \ 
> test.avi
> This works fine. Now I need to feed this rotated file to a codec that turns it 
> into a .vob file for my DVD. Preferably with .ac3 sound. BTW there is no 
> special reason why I used divx4, it just shows that the desired effect was 
> reached. I tried transcode:
> transcode -i test-r.avi -o test-c -m test-c.ac3 -x auto -y mpeg2enc,raw -F \  
>   8,"-a 2 -q 2","" -b 128 -w 9500 --encode_fields b --export_asr 2 -e \
>   32000,16,2 -E 48000,16,2
> But this produces a movie in blue, upside down and again in 720:576 (i.e. too 
> wide).
> Did I use the wrong mencoder export format or is it a transcode problem?

Try the transcoder list, maybe someone there recognizes the problem.

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