[MPlayer-users] Dumping specific audio stream from a DVD

petesea at bigfoot.com petesea at bigfoot.com
Sat Jul 12 10:11:44 CEST 2008

On Fri, 11 Jul 2008, Alexander Roalter wrote:

> petesea at bigfoot.com wrote:
>> Is it possible to dump the video and only a specific audio stream from 
>> a DVD?
> -dumpstream always dumps the entire stream, including all audio channels.
> There is (or was) a -dumpaudio variant, which I'm not sure does what you 
> want, but your best shot is to dump the entire stream and later extract 
> the audio:
> mplayer stream.dump -aid 131 -ao pcm
> creates an audiofile.wav file. If you have enabled -channels 6, it is a
> 6-channel wav file

But wouldn't that ONLY be the audio stream?  What I want to end up with is 
a .mpg (or .vob) file that contains the video stream AND a specific audio 

> Or, you can use from the transcode project the tcextract tool:
> tcextract -i stream.dump -x ac3 -t vob -a 131 > audio.ac3
> which extracts the AC3-Stream from the file with id 131. MPlayer can 
> play back this ac3 stream with no problems.

Likewise with this... isn't this extracting ONLY the audio stream?

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