[MPlayer-users] MP4 to DVD

jmmckee at flinthills.com jmmckee at flinthills.com
Fri Mar 23 18:32:47 CET 2007

Thanks, all, for the information, and links to documentation.

John McKee

Quoting Ivan Kowalenko <ivan.kowalenko at gmail.com>:

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> On Mar 23, 2007, at 11.16, jmmckee at flinthills.com wrote:
>> This is likely a naive question.  And, potentially to the wrong forum.
>> I downloaded the CBS Evening News.  It is an MP4 file.
> Make sure it's not DRM'd.
>> Obviously, I can play it on a computer.  My question is:  How can I  
>> get this to a form that is playable on a standed DVD Player, onto a  
>> television?  Is it even possible?
> It's VERY possible, in most cases. Just read the documentation:  
> http://www.mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/HTML-single/en/MPlayer.html#menc-feat- 
> vcd-dvd
> Everything you'll need is there. Thing is, though, that'll just  
> produce a DVD player compatible MPEG-2 file, as in it's the same  
> audio and video specifications, but not the file structure your DVD  
> player will want. You'll still need some program to pump out a DVD  
> image, and to burn a DVD. These are things MPlayer was never intended 
>  to do, so it was never developed. It's been a long time since I've  
> had to author anything in Linux, so I'll leave those recommendations  
> in better hands.
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