[MPlayer-users] Problem preserving video quality using -ovc copy from DVD

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Sat Jan 3 08:10:53 CET 2004

On Fri, Jan 02, 2004 at 08:23:27PM -0800, Jeremy Brinkley wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> I've got some DVD-Rs with video recorded from a DVD camcorder. What I'm
> after is to get the audio and video streams from the DVD videos off, one
> chapter per file. This turns out to work quite well in mencoder if I
> re-encode the video. However, I want to just preserve the video and audio
> streams as they are:
> mencoder dvd://1 -oac copy -ovc copy -chapter 1-1 -o 1-1.avi
> The resulting .avi, however, has distorted frames, and the timing of these
> distortions seem to be similar to where mencoder has printed the message:
> Skipping frame!
> and 
> 1 duplicate frame(s)!
> It looks like there's a thread from the archives here:
> http://mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/mplayer-users/2003-March/030742.html
> and an unanswered message here:
> http://mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/mplayer-users/2003-July/035496.html
> that imply that this frame-skipping behavior is not quashable.
> Is there something I've missed--an option, configuration or expectation
> that can be adjusted? Thanks!

-mc 0 -noskip


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