[MPlayer-users] Mencoder for digital camera avi's

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Sat Jan 24 23:06:16 CET 2004

On Sat, Jan 24, 2004 at 11:29:53AM -0800, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:
> I want to use mencoder to encode various formats of video in the hopes of
> getting it onto an SD card so I can view them on my digital camera (Canon
> Powershot SD100)
> The video is in MJPG format with straight PCM audio at 15 fps and 640x480
> resolution. I am having trouble encoding to MJPG video though. The codec
> is in place an configured in my codecs.conf file at
> /usr/local/etc/mplayer/codecs.conf
> I am trying a command like "mencoder file1.mpg -ovc vfm:mjpg -oac pcm
> -ofps 15 out.avi"

-ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mjpeg ...

> Even this fails telling me that it can't load mjpg. When I use the switch
> "-ovc help" it lists vfm but says only avid is supported. How can I get it
> to encode to MJPG?

Huh? Where do you see anything about "vfm"?


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