[MPlayer-users] No CSS keys if VOB file name specified ????

Sean Darcy seandarcy2 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 1 18:37:38 CEST 2014

On 05/31/2014 09:17 AM, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 02:54:27PM -0400, Sean Darcy wrote:
>> I'm trying to convert vob's to mpg's.
>> When I use dvd://1 libdvdread gets the CSS keys:
> [...]
>> But I don't want all of track 1, but if specify a VOB, it doesn't get the
>> key:
> The VOB is just a MPEG-PS file, MEncoder can't know it is encrypted.
> Even if it know that, dvdcss does not support decrypting plain files (it
> isn't really intended to work that way from the DVD specification side
> anyway).
> If you want to copy only parts, consider using -chapters, -endpos etc.
> options.
> If you want to decrypt just the vob, use tools designed for the purpose
> like e.g. vobcopy.
> Remuxing with mencoder just to remove the CSS protection isn't a good
> idea, it needlessly risks breaking things (e.g. since you don't use -noskip
> your commands will often result in broken video).
Thanks for the response. I've got vobcopy. I work with that.


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