[MPlayer-users] Playing an LPCM DVD

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Tue Jan 27 20:41:09 CET 2004

On Mon, Jan 26, 2004 at 06:11:43PM +0100, Christiaan Willemsen wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a problem with one of my DVD's: "David Gilmour in Concert"
> It contains a AC3 (DD) and an LPCM track. The LPCM track is suppost to 
> be 24 bit (I think 48 kHz, but I'm not sure).
> Well... the thing just won't play in mplayer! AC3 is fine, but the LPCM 
> track just gives me static. Mplayer also thinks is 16 bit, and not 24-bit.
> I tried forcing 24-bit with command line arguments, but I can't get it 
> to work.
> Anyone an idea? I use mplayer 1.0-pre3 (and pre2). Don't be embaraced 
> though, vlc and xine won't work either ;)

Could you extract a small sample (with -dumpstream) and upload it to


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