[MPlayer-users] To play a copied dvd

Matthew Mott matmott at btinternet.com
Sun Feb 6 17:21:14 CET 2005

Emiliano Rago wrote:
> Hi,
> I copied a DVD into my hd with vobcopy, then I tried
> to copy it into a blank DVD.
> Everything seems all right, but I can't play this new DVD with mplayer:
>    libdvdread: Can't open file VIDEO_TS.IFO.
> but mplayer start with this command:
>   mplayer /cdrom/VIDEO_TS/VTS_01_1.VOB
> What's the problem ?
> Thanks,
> Emiliano

 From the website it looks like vobcopy only copies the VOBs to the
harddisk - you need to copy the entire DVD structure to produce a
playable backup dvd (or create a new one with dvdauthor).

Try using dvdbackup instead.

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