[linux-dvb] How to convert DVB video to DVD?

Nico Sabbi nsabbi at tiscali.it
Sun Nov 20 21:41:33 CET 2005

raid517 wrote:

> Hi what is the Mencoder command for encoding the .ts format DVB output 
> files produced by Kaffiene to a DVD compatable format? I would very 
> much like the highest possible quality and compatability with the 
> widest range of standalone DVD players.
> Can anyone suggest anything?
> Also what is the Mencoder command for coverting video of this type to 
> a format that is compatable with the new Apple Ipod?
> Again any suggestions would be welcomed.
> Best regards,
> GJ
$ mencoder -of mpeg -mpegopts format=dvd -oac copy -ovc copy -o file.mpg 

will only remux to dvd, no re-encoding will be done. If you want to 
re-encode use
-ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg2video:....

A good reading of mencoder's docs will explain how to make a dvd 
compliant stream.

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