[MPlayer-users] Can't specify some raw video formats.

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Mon Feb 4 23:40:15 CET 2013

Andy Furniss <andyqos <at> ukfsn.org> writes:

> bash-3.2$ mplayer -vo gl -demuxer rawvideo  -rawvideo 
> fps=25:w=704:h=576:format=422p cact-422.yuv
> MPlayer SVN-r35907-4.7.2 (C) 2000-2013 MPlayer Team
> mplayer: could not connect to socket
> mplayer: No such file or directory
> Failed to open LIRC support. You will not be able to 
> use your remote control.
> Playing cact-422.yuv.
> rawvideo file format detected.
> rawvideo: img size not specified and unknown format!

The error message is slightly misleading:
It does not mean:
"I don't understand w=704:h=576!"
"Please calculate 704*576*2 for me!"

The following should work as expected:
$ mplayer -demuxer rawvideo -rawvideo 

Carl Eugen

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