[MPlayer-users] Possible to get raw frames

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Sep 8 10:21:14 CEST 2009

Magnus Ekhall <koma <at> lysator.liu.se> writes:

> Is it possible to get a raw, decoded frame from an mpeg stream somehow?
> I want it decoded, but not filtered in any way such as color space
> conversions etc...

That is the default if your chosen vo supports the colour space of the video.

> I basically want to see what the stream contains right after the decoder.

Single pictures:
-vo yuv4mpeg (for YUV input)
-vo png:z=0 (for RGB input)
-vo gl supports most colour spaces.

> Or, if that is not possible, maybe it is possible to disable the
> conversion from the limited range of YUV to the full range of VGA RGB?

I believe mpeg streams always contain YUV videos (but not necessarily in a
"limited range" variant).

Carl Eugen

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