[FFmpeg-user] Trouble converting MOD file to anything else

Jan Ehrhardt phpdev at ehrhardt.nl
Fri May 17 02:54:16 CEST 2013

Guy Helmer in gmane.comp.video.ffmpeg.user (Thu, 16 May 2013 15:25:30
>I have tried a number of approaches to transcode a new set of 
>MOD files to MPG, AVI, or MP4 to clean them up for use in iMovie but
>nothing has worked for me with ffmpeg 1.2.1 (it used to work with an
>older version of ffmpeg from roughly a year ago). I always receive
>these errors from libmodplug and the output file is extremely short.
>Any help would be appreciated.

I tries the latest FFmpeg on MOD files from a JVC camcorder wothout

>ffmpeg version 1.2.1 Copyright (c) 2000-2013 the FFmpeg developers
>  built on May 15 2013 13:13:12 with Apple clang version 4.1
>  (tags/Apple/clang-421.11.66) (based on LLVM 3.1svn)
>  configuration: --prefix=/opt/local --enable-swscale
>  --enable-avfilter --enable-libmp3lame --enable-libvorbis --enable-libopus
>  --enable-libtheora --enable-libschroedinger --enable-libopenjpeg
>  --enable-libmodplug --enable-libvpx --enable-libspeex
>  --enable-libfreetype --mandir=/opt/local/share/man --enable-shared
>  --enable-pthreads --cc=/usr/bin/clang --arch=x86_64 --enable-yasm
>  --enable-gpl --enable-postproc --enable-libx264 --enable-libxvid

Was your previous FFmpeg also compiled with --enable-libmodplug? I do
not need it for the JVC mod files. Can you compile FFmpeg without

>    sample          :    ?D
>                    : ??? ????? ??:
>                    : 0panasonic0120201U01
>                    :          S   dvdvrx010
>                    : c0120201U01    SN Mdvd
>                    : nasonic0120201U01    M
>                    :   Y?       D   b   (
>                    :   dvdvrx010panasonic01
>                    :     SI

Do the Panasonic and DVD in this sample have anything to do with the
origin of the files?


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