[FFmpeg-user] Reading directly from .iso DVD image

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Fri Jan 8 10:18:36 CET 2016

Etienne Desautels <etienne.desautels <at> gmail.com> writes:

> > mplayer -dumpstream is recommended but if it's 
> > not needed for your specific usecase, the better!

> What do you mean by "not needed for your specific usecase"? 

I believe that you wrote that FFmpeg works for you 
directly on the iso file: If it does there is - afaict - 
no need for another solution.

> Which usecases are not supported by ffmpeg but
> supported by mplayer -dumpstream?

I think I never tried anything but using mplayer -dumpstream.

> I currently mount the .iso prior to do that and use 
> dvd2concat to get a concat script. I was wondering 
> if I can skip the .iso mounting step?

Not if you want to use dvd2concat afaict.

Carl Eugen

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