[Ffmpeg-devel] Bugreport: Problem with Files from VDR

Måns Rullgård mru
Wed Jun 28 23:42:02 CEST 2006

Marc Kalke <info at Marc-kalke.de> writes:

> M?ns Rullg?rd schrieb:
>> Marc Kalke <info at Marc-kalke.de> writes:
>>>Georg H?llrigl schrieb:
> [...]
>>>>nova:/video/ # ffmpeg -i 001.vdr -f avi -vcodec xvid -b 800 -g 300
>>>>-bf 2 -acodec mp3 -ab 128 --deinterlace 001.avi
>>>>FFmpeg version CVS, Copyright (c) 2000-2004 Fabrice Bellard
>>>>configuration: --prefix=/usr --mandir=/usr/share/man --libdir=/usr/lib --enable-shared --enable-mp3lame -- enable-libogg --enable-vorbis --enable-theora --enable- faad --enable-faac --enable-xvid --enable-x264 -- enable-a52 --enable-pp --enable-gpl --enable-gprof --enable-amr_nb --enable-amr_wb
>>>>libavutil version: 49.0.0
>>>>libavcodec version: 51.9.0
>>>>libavformat version: 50.4.0
>>>>built on Jun 10 2006 01:41:44, gcc: 4.1.0 (SUSE Linux)
>>>>001.vdr: Unknown format
>>>>nova:/video/ # file 001.vdr
>>>>001.vdr: MPEG sequence
>>>>Also posted via Sourceforge.net as Bug 1508751!
>>>>Also found some romours that this format works with 0.8.4 but can't
>>>>find some old source to verify!
>>>Yes, the automatic detection of the vdr file format used to work
>>>before. That stopped to work several months ago (too lazy to find
>>>out when exactly). Try this to help ffmpeg to recognize the format:
>>>fmpeg -f mpeg -i 001.vdr <whateveryouwantodo>
>> I'll fix this as soon as someone provides a sample.
> That would be great.
> I placed a sample of a file on ftp.mplayerhq.hu:/MPlayer/incoming/vdr
> 001trunc.vdr along with a readme.txt
> This sample contains one MP2 stream only, as it's a DVB-C radio recording.
> This is typically what I do, and it shows the behaviour well.


The file you uploaded is a PES stream, not a full program stream,
which was causing the format detection to fail.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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