[MPlayer-users] Playing .ssf files from Showshifter DVB-T

Nico Sabbi nsabbi at tiscali.it
Mon Oct 4 20:07:54 CEST 2004

Samson Lee wrote:

> I have a recording from Showshifter DVB-T, which is in a few separate 
> files (blah.ssf, blah.ssf.01, etc). The original stream would be 
> mpeg-ts, but i dunno if it is saved as ts or ps. The Showshifter 
> converter is very buggy (worse than Windows Media Player :)) so I'm 
> having trouble converting it to mpg or avi format.
> Well, I tried appending all the files together, and playing it with 
> mplayer. Here is the console output of mencoder .. there is video 
> (albeit with lots of artifacts) but no audio .. it detects MPEG-ES 
> file format - do you know if i can force it to play as an mpeg-ts or 
> ps file?
> Playing joined.ssf.
> Cache fill: 19.92% (1671168 bytes)    Cannot seek backward in linear 
> streams!
> Seek failed
> MPEG-ES file format detected.
> VIDEO:  MPEG2  720x576  (aspect 3)  25.000 fps  10000.0 kbps (1250.0 
> kbyte/s)

neither TS nor PS: it's video only

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