[MPlayer-users] can't play DV files

Sylvain BERTRAND sylvain at 2001-space-odyssey.net
Fri Apr 29 08:48:12 CEST 2005

Kichigai Mentat wrote:

> On Apr 28, 2005, at 00.51, Sylvain BERTRAND wrote:
>> The things is I *did* compile MPlayer with DV supports (libdv4 and 
>> libdv4-dev).
>> If not MPlayer, what would you recommend to convert DV files to 
>> Xvid/Ogg?
> Depends on what you want to do. If you're just *viewing* video, it 
> might be a good idea. DV files are pretty huge, and XviD/Ogg gets 
> pretty decent compression to quality. But, if you want to edit it, bad 
> idea. XviD will waste needless processing cycles plus you'll lose 
> quality.

I just want to encode, that's all....

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