[theora] ffmpeg2theora and VOB files

Jason Self jason.self at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 12:05:54 PST 2009

On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 11:53 AM,  <xiphmont at xiph.org> wrote:
> 2009/11/17 Martin Korytár <mar_kor at klikni.cz>:
>> The previous  matter was in case  commercial VOB files on bought DVD.
>> But by home created DVD from DVD recorder appears by convert from
>> VTS_01_2.VOB to ogv file following massage:
>> Missing picture start code.
> VOB files are not necessarily stand alone entities.  They're often
> purpousely split in ways that cause errors if you don't also have the
> data from the end of the preceeding VOB.

It might be useful to check out something like vobcopy or some such
other program to extract a given the full title from a DVD into a
single standalone .vob suitable for feeding to ffmpeg2theora.

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