[MPlayer-users] Can you do this in mencoder ?

Michel Bardiaux mbardiaux at peaktime.be
Wed Apr 7 14:48:33 CEST 2004

Nico Sabbi wrote:

> Elena Bulanova wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm a new user of mencoder and after a day or two of reading the docs 
>> and experimenting I can encode videos with lavc and lame.
>> However I'd like to know if mencoder can encode audio to wma1 or wma2. 
>> I believe these are the formats of the divx 3.11a audio encoders in 
>> Windows (I used to encode videos on Windows using these as audio 
>> encoders).
>> Can mencoder do this ?
> in theory you can use libavcodec to encode to wma:
> -oac lavc -lavcopts acodec=wmav2:abitrate=128  (or wmav1)
> in practice I never tried wma, and it may fail.

No you cant, not even in theory: libavcodec supports only *decoding* for 
WMA (as you wrote in a previous message, no WMA9; but not WMA1 or 2 either!)

Michel Bardiaux
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