[MPlayer-users] mencoder not doing the business

Alexander Roalter alex at roalter.it
Mon May 14 20:34:57 CEST 2007

Stuart Halliday wrote:
> I believe Joey Parrish wrote this email section below:
>> On 5/13/07, Stuart Halliday <stuarth at quantumsoft.co.uk> wrote:
>>>> we are talking about *mplayer* here. If mplayer fails to decode the original
>>>> avi file past 02:18 there'a an explanation for your short encode, otherwise
>>>> the crystal ball must be brushed some more
>>> When I play 'Mplayer for windows' (gmplayer on it then the sound is
>>> there but there is no video playback at all - Black screen.
>> Try running a new copy of mplayer/mencoder.  Yours is not current.
> Odd that. I think it is.
> I just popped over to the mplayer download page and there is
> 'MPlayer 1.0rc1 Windows'.

I think what Joey meant was trying out a fresh svn checkout (of course 
you'll have to compile it yourself). 1.0rc1 is from october 06, and 
therefore quite old. A lot of things which didn't work back then work 


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