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

Andy Furniss andyqos at ukfsn.org
Tue Feb 5 00:03:47 CET 2013

Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> 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!"
> but
> "Please calculate 704*576*2 for me!"
> The following should work as expected:
> $ mplayer -demuxer rawvideo -rawvideo
> fps=25:w=704:h=576:format=422p:size=811008

Ahh, thank you that works.

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