[MPlayer-users] [Fwd: Missing PCM output]

Larry Reznick lreznick at idistream.com
Wed Mar 19 18:50:37 CET 2008

Krzysztof Duchnowski wrote:
> Thomas De Reyck pisze:
>>>>> mplayer -dvd-device $DVDDEVICE dvd://$TITLE -hardframedrop -alang en -vc
>>>>> dummy -vo null -ao pcm:file=audio.pcm -af volume=10db,resample=44100
>>>>> This has always worked, until today. Suddenly (probably because of an
>>>>> update) mplayer stops converting the audio properly. It creates the
>>>>> audio.pcm file, but it doesn't fill it. It takes as much time as it used
>>>>> to though. When the command is finished, the file only contains about 4
>>>>> bytes.. The wave header, I guess.
>>> Maybe because *-vc* option dont have *dummy* argument anymore?
>>> Use *null* as an argument for *-vc*
>> Thanks for your reaction! The solution however doesn't seem to have any
>> effect. Any other ideas?
> Don't use "-vc" options (but in that way it is slow)?
> For example I can't use "-vc null -vo pcm:fast:file=audio.wav" with my 
> self compiled MPlayer because it gives me a fatal error.

Are you sure "-vo pcm:file=audio.wav"? That should be "-ao 


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