[MPlayer-users] coding into mpeg

Nico nsabbi at tiscali.it
Tue Apr 6 08:51:14 CEST 2004

Philipp Wollermann wrote:

> The mplayer documentation says:
> 7.2. Encoding to MPEG format
> MEncoder can create MPEG (MPEG-PS) format output files. It's probably 
> useful only with libavcodec's mpeg1video codec, because players - 
> except MPlayer - expect MPEG1 video, and MPEG1 layer 2 (MP2) audio 
> streams in MPEG files.
> This feature is not very useful right now, aside that it probably has 
> many bugs, but the more importantly because MEncoder currently cannot 
> encode MPEG1 layer 2 (MP2) audio, which all other players expect in 
> MPEG files.
> To change MEncoder's output file format, use the -of mpeg option.

it can: -oac lavc -lavcopts acodec=mp2:abitrate=224:.....
use 1.0prex

> Example:
> mencoder -of mpeg -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg1video -oac copy 
> other_options media.avi -o output.mpg
> I haven't tested it but it should work. Just replace vcodec=mpeg4 with 
> vcodec=mpeg1video in your cmdline.
> Philipp

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