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Re: [SLE] Extracting Audio from Uncompressed *.mov Files
  • From: "Andrei Verovski (aka MacGuru)" <andreil1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2005 00:39:54 +0300
  • Message-id: <200507290039.54238.andreil1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi, Scott,

Thanks a lot for excellent tip! Tomorow I will try it and post a
result.

On Friday 29 July 2005 00:22, Carl E. Hartung wrote:
> On Thursday 28 July 2005 16:42, Scott Jones wrote:
> <snip>
> > If you have mplayer installed, it's pretty simple to extract the
audio:
> >
> > mplayer -vc dummy -vo null -ao pcm:file=filename.wav file.mov
> >
> > then you can use something like lame to convert to mp3:
> >
> > lame -h filename.wav filename.mp3
>
> Thanks for the insight, Scott! I'm just guessing here:
>
> '-vc dummy' tells MPlayer to use dummy video hardware
> '-vo null' switches off the video output
> '-ao pcm:file=filename.wav' writes the audio output to filename.wav
>
> Looks like I've got some reading up to do on MPlayer's CLI
capabilities. This
> could be *extremely* helpful and I really appreciate the heads-up!
>
> Andrei,
>
> Whether or not this procedure works, and I'm pretty sure it will,
would you be
> willing to share a sample of (or from) one of the uncompressed .mov
files for
> experimentation?
>
> - Carl

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