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RE: [MPlayer-users] Mpeg2 Encoder.
[Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
From: Fabio Papa [mailto:f.papa@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Wednesday, July 30, 2003 2:07 PM
To: MPlayer user's list.; Konstantinos Karydas; Mplayer-Advusers
Subject: Re: [MPlayer-users] Mpeg2 Encoder.
On Wednesday 30 July 2003 11:31, Konstantinos Karydas wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Does anyoby know any good mpeg2 encoder for Linux or Windows or both? I
> want to encode the best mpeg2 from a DVD so that I will play this on
> mplayer and it will have both the best quality and the best structure for
> smooth (without any problems at all) playback. Does it have to be
> Mpeg2-TS or what? I am not very familiar with all the mpeg2 formats.
I'm not that sure of what exactly you want to obtain. To start, DVDs are
already mpeg2, so there's no need to re-encode them. If you want to shrink
them down, just to see the result in mplayer, maybe mpeg4 (libavcodec) is a
better choice. MPEG2 is only useful if you want to later author it on a DVD
> Thanks, regards,
I know that DVDs are mpeg2 structured but what I want to get is a good mpeg2
file out of the DVD for Mpeg2 testing purposes (for example, by using the
mpgtx tool, I want to split, then re-join the file and get good playback
both for the splitted files and the rejoined one etc.). Usually DVDs do not
have clear mpeg2 files inside their structured directories, so I want to
trasform what they have inside into a mpeg2-ps or mpeg2-ts file or whatever
is best. I hope you've got a picture of what I want.