[MPlayer-users] trying to break an original Mpeg file into seperate audio and video streams using mplayer

Nico Sabbi nsabbi at tiscali.it
Thu Apr 28 08:26:07 CEST 2005

Kichigai Mentat wrote:

>      --The Duct Tape Book by Jim and Tim
> On Apr 25, 2005, at 23.48, anupama biswas wrote:
>> hi,
>>  I am trying to break an MPEG file into seperate audio
>> and video stream like .mpg and .mp3 without actually
>> playing the file. The -dumbfile with -dumbaudio and
>> -dumbvideo does not break the original MPEG file into
>> seperate elementary streams. Is there anyother option
>> that can be used?
>> Thanks,
>> Anupama

the options are -dumPfile -dumPvideo -dumPaudio, not  -dumBxxx.
I wonder how you used them.

here's how they work:

$ mplayer -dumpfile audio.mp3 -dumpaudio file.mpg
$ mplayer -dumpfile video.m2v -dumpvideo file.mpg

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