Manual Reference Pages - GMENCODER (1)
gmencoder - GNOME 2 front-end for MPlayer/mencoder
gmencoder is a program that let you easily encode audio/video streams using
MPlayer/mencoder. It supports much of the output codecs as well
as postprocessing, cropping, scale, subtitles ripping, 1 to 3 passes
for encoding and a lot of more options are planned.
It is important that MPlayer has a good configuration. You have
to have a configuration file that allow mplayer to run without parameters
but the data source.
DO NOT PUT the line "gui=yes" in your MPlayers configuration file.
gmencoder does not work if MPlayer starts up with gui by default.
There are two combos (scale algorithms and post-processing options) that
are filled from a configuration file. If this configuration file is not
in the correct directory, combos will be empty. The file is
gmencoder_opts and has to be put in /etc/gmencoder_opts or in $HOME/.gemencoder_opts.
Because it is a GUI program, it is very easy to use. The only thing
that you must know is : you have to analyze the source before to be
able to fill the scale, cropping, subtitle or post-processing
options. Before being pressed, the
Analyze File and
Analyze DVD buttons are
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