If you have a VCD and need to create an MP4 file of it's content, use mplayer to do so. If you install just mplayer, you will not get --dumpstream or --dumpfile. To get those parameters, you need to open a terminal window and install mplayer2 as follows:$ sudo apt-get install mplayer2 <enter> Open a … Continue reading How to convert VCD to MP4 using mplayer in Linux
How to play VCDs in Linux with Mplayer
VLC does not play all VCDs in Linux. You can play VCDs using Mplayer instead. Open a terminal window in Linux and type the following command to do so: $ mplayer vcd:://4 -cdrom-device /dev/sr0 <enter> If you notice the //4, that is the track on the VCD. Change it if the VCD does not play … Continue reading How to play VCDs in Linux with Mplayer
Convert VCD to MPG using vcdimager
Use the vcdimager tool. To install type command as shown below after opening up a terminal window as described here. # yum install vcdimager <enter> To convert to MPG file, type command as shown below: $ vcdxrip --track=7 --no-ext-psd --gui --progress --nofiles <enter> To combine 2 MPG files into one: $ cat file1.mpg file2.mpg > … Continue reading Convert VCD to MPG using vcdimager
Convert VCD to AVI using mencoder
$ mplayer vcd://2 <enter> - to check the track that needs to be converted. $ mencoder vcd://3 -audio-preload 0.0 -o file.avi -mc 0 -oac copy -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4:vbitrate=2000 <enter> - to convert the VCD track to file.avi.