[MPlayer-users] Re: problem with external not encrypted ac3 audiofile
tkran2002 at yahoo.de
Sun Mar 21 18:09:53 CET 2004
thanks to Nico:
mplayer -audiofile test.ac3 -audio-demuxer 20 -rawaudio format=0x2000 test.avi
does play external audio ac3 stream !
Read the DOCS/HTML/en/dvd.html didn't give me that hint.
So all fine now with xvid + external ac3.
On Sunday 21 March 2004 10:24, adland wrote:
> Thomas <tkran2002 <at> yahoo.de> writes:
> > Hi,
> > I've a problem with playing a xvid encoding avi file and with an external
> > audiofile in ac3 sound. I got the message Encrypted VOB file! Read
> > The docs/faq doesn't give me an answer.
> > I tried different demux options but no success.
> > Playing with ac3dec<test.ac3
> > or passing it directly to my ac3 amp decoder plays the audio file without
> > So what's up ?
> > thanks,
> > Thomas
> we dont know how the files were generated or have
> a link to samples
> I also dont have the ac3dec program installed
> my test results are shown below
> dd if=/dev/dvd of=part.iso count=40000
> (get small part of a DVD onto my disk for test)
> source is from an unencrypted DVD-R
> this file portion plays with
> mplayer -dvd-device part.iso dvd:\\1
> mplayer -dumpaudio -dumpfile audio.ac3 -dvd-device part.iso dvd:\\1
> (get audio file as ac3 from this part)
> file audio.ac3
> audio.ac3: ATSC A/52 aka AC-3 aka Dolby Digital stream, 48 kHz,,
> complete main (CM) 2 front/0 rear, LFE on,, 256 kbit/s reserved
> Dolby Surround mode
> I have a small raw.avi downloaded from a website
> which plays by itself
> mplayer raw,avi
> mplayer -audiofile audio.ac3 raw.avi failed to play sound
> but video works fine
> I re-read the manpages and saw it states only
> (wav, mp3, and ogg vorbis ) allowed as seperate audio files.
> I tried again with a .wav file and it worked.
> (not sure why there is such a restriction)
> Unsure about your encrypted VOB issue.
> good luck.
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