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Old 09-20-2006, 08:52 PM   #21
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You can play with the "scale=240:180" option for widescreen input and output.
Was playing around with mplayer and some simple math....

for widescreen, 240:135 looks fine
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Old 09-21-2006, 08:57 AM   #22
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Default itunes movies

is there a way to convert Itunes movies for the 8100?


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Old 09-21-2006, 09:12 AM   #23
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When I download and extract mplayer I can't get it to run. What am I doing wrong.

How do you use mplayer? Help Please

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Old 09-21-2006, 11:53 AM   #24
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Zro, stuck this one for you bro. Good work.
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Old 09-21-2006, 12:08 PM   #25
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Default MEncoder file...

Which file am i suppose to download for Mencoder? Can someone send me the link to the file please? I downloaded the MPlayer 1.0pre8 Windows build but it doesn't run. Also, from command line, should i be in certain directory to run the mencoder -vf.....command? Thank....
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Old 09-21-2006, 01:03 PM   #26
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Wow, amazing that people do not know how to use DOS programs...

You'll need to open up a command prompt, goto the directory where mencoder.exe is located and you can run it from there

if you want to make it easier, copy the file you want to convert in the same directory.....

so say i wanted to convert my movie "bandofbrothers.vob" (or avi or mpeg or whatever else the program will do) to work on the 8100... i'd:

- Copy the file into the extracted mplayer directory

- Copy and paste Zro's line above into a notepad window

- Replace <input file> with "bandofbrothers.vob" (w/o the quotes of course)

- Replace <output file> with "temp.avi"

- Now copy that updated command line to the clipboard

- Click "Start", then "Run", then type "cmd" and <enter>

- use the change directory ("cd") command to goto that mplayer directory
for my install, i first type "cd\<enter>" to goto the root, then "cd storage\movies\mplayer\<enter>" to find where i unzipped the files to

- Now right click right after the "C:_______>" (where "____" is going to be the full path to the exe's) and choose "paste"

- Click <enter> and let mencoder do it's thing
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Old 09-21-2006, 02:38 PM   #27
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Wow, amazing that people do not know how to use DOS programs...

You'll need to open up a command prompt, goto the directory where mencoder.exe is located and you can run it from there

if you want to make it easier, copy the file you want to convert in the same directory.....

......
Thats why I made the batch file.. Allows you drag and drop conversion....
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Old 09-21-2006, 03:45 PM   #28
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Thanks a lotttt sir....i appreciate the details....
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Old 09-21-2006, 08:40 PM   #29
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If anyone is wondering, the exact same command as the one at the top of the thread also works on Linux with MPlayer installed. (and probably MacOS X, also)
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Old 09-21-2006, 10:19 PM   #30
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I just downloaded this file and unzipped... But I don't see a mencoder.exe file,,, just a file named mencoder which says it's a "C" file, not an exe... What am I doing wrong?

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I just downloaded this file and unzipped... But I don't see a mencoder.exe file,,, just a file named mencoder which says it's a "C" file, not an exe... What am I doing wrong?
you need to download the binary not the source.
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Old 09-22-2006, 06:03 PM   #32
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you need to download the binary not the source.
OK I am missing something. Can some please post the proper link for this program? The Binary Codec zip does not conatain mencoder.exe...

Anyone? Anyone? Thanks!
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Old 09-22-2006, 07:32 PM   #33
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Has anyone successfully encoded a video on a Mac? Ixxx8217;m trying to use Hand Brake and QuickTme Pro with no luck. Ixxx8217;ve searched the forum and havenxxx8217;t come across anything.

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Old 09-23-2006, 06:01 AM   #34
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Don't download the tar unless you are using Linux....

Otherwise click on the link Zro gives, click "download" on the left, then any of of the working "MPlayer 1.0pre8 Windows build" HTTP link (as of now, the [US] link is not, use one of the others)
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Got it!!! The window’s build link was deceiving since it’s a DOS program.

ImagineParidise, You should edit your post with the correct link…

THANKS!
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Has anyone successfully encoded a video on a Mac? I’m trying to use Hand Brake and QuickTme Pro with no luck. I’ve searched the forum and haven’t come across anything.

Thanks
I posted a bit of a how to in the mac section of these forums if you want to check it out.
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Old 09-23-2006, 12:38 PM   #37
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BTW The Batch file works like a champ! Thanks!
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Old 09-23-2006, 07:38 PM   #38
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FYI, and I haven't seen this mentioned elsewhere, if you're converting something that isn't a 4:3 aspect ratio, replace "scale=240:180" with "scale=240:-2" and mencoder will automagically calculate the correct height (retaining aspect ratio for square pixels).

This will end up letterboxing your movie when you play back, but for widescreen stuff, this can be better than the alternative. I'm running w/ vbitrate=320, and it looks puuurty.
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Video looks amazing.. but I got no sound. Are there particular codecs that don't transfer sound over correctly?

EDIT: Video was XviD and and audio was "mpga".
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Old 09-24-2006, 07:27 PM   #40
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I'm tryng to encode using mplayer. I have moved the file to be converted into the extracted mplayer folder and am using the following string

mencoder -vf scale=240:180 <benchwarmers> -o <temp.avi> -of avi -ovc lavc -oac lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4:vbitrate=230:acodec=mp3:abitrate=64

I keep getting a message saying "the system cannot find the file specified"

what am I doing wrong?
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