[MPlayer-users] VCD to movie file

Fabien Wernli wernli at in2p3.fr
Mon Nov 8 17:37:08 CET 2004

On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 11:29:40AM -0500, Aaron Peterson wrote:
> I have some VCDs that I want to convert to single movie files, I don't
> care what the format is, but I don't want to lose any more quality
> because the VCD video is already about as bad as I can stand.  I also
> want others to be able to play the movie from windows media player.
> I was going for just copying the audio and video stream to filename.mpg
> with the following command:
> mencoder vcd:// -of mpeg -oac copy -ovc copy -o filename.mpg

Use the following instead:

mplayer vcd:// -dumpfile vcd.mpg -dumpstream

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