[FFmpeg-user] Can FFmpeg fetch a title from a DVD?

Nicholas Robbins nickrobbins at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 6 00:59:42 CET 2016

> On Tuesday, January 5, 2016 4:25 PM, Matt Zagrabelny <mzagrabe at d.umn.edu> wrote:

> > On Tue, Jan 5, 2016 at 3:20 PM, Andy Civil <andycivil at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  Can anyone tell me if there's a command to fetch a title (this is 
> DVD-speak
>>  for a 'track') from a DVD file structure? I have a DVD structure in 
> a
>>  VIDEO_TS folder, and I want to fetch title #7 from it, and convert it to
>>  something. This requires FFmpeg to be aware of the DVD menu structure, and
>>  I'm not sure that it is. (I've been trying to use VLC which 
> definitely can,
>>  but I've had other issues there.)
>>  I know that FFmpeg can work directly with the VOB files, but that 
> doesn't
>>  help me when I don't know where Title #7 starts, or ends.  Sometimes, 
> there
>>  are multiple VOB files, and I don't even know which VOB Title #7 is 
> in...
> I use:
> mplayer -dumpstream -dumpfile dvd_title_7.vob dvd://7
> That will dump title 7 to the file dvd_title_7.vob.
> -m

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