[MPlayer-users] cygwin mplayer -dumpstream = no audio?

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Fri Dec 3 19:23:16 CET 2004

On Friday, 03 December 2004 at 18:37, Ulrich Schweitzer wrote:
> On Tuesday 30 November 2004 07:20, Jeff Schiller wrote:
> > ./mplayer.exe dvd://3 -chapter 10-10 -dumpstream -dumpfile test.mpg
> I'm astonished nobody pointed this out (maybe I just missed it): 
> -dumpstream will not give you a real .mpg, no matter how you call the 
> file. Instead you will get a .vob. I have no clue if wmp plays .vob files 
> but if it does, maybe the file needs to have the correct suffix, so try 
> renaming it.

VOB is MPEG. MPEG-2, actually. Extensions don't matter in *nix world. They
do in Windows, so you may name your files to suit your needs, but it
doesn't change their contents.

> Can a .mpg even contain ac3-audio?

Of course it can.

> If yes, try to remux to real mpg:
> mencoder dvd://3 -chapter 10-10 -of mpeg -aid 0x80 -ovc copy -oac copy -o 
> test.mpg

This is wrong. There's no need to remux, and current MPEG muxer is somewhat


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