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Date:      Mon, 19 Feb 2007 10:52:42 +0100
From:      Marc Fonvieille <>
To:        Erik Norgaard <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   Re: How to play MPEG2-TS
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On Sun, Feb 18, 2007 at 11:14:26AM +0100, Erik Norgaard wrote:
> Hi:
> How do I play mpeg2 transport stream video? I have tried with vlc,=20
> ffplay and mplayer and all dumps. The video shows fine on Windows with=20
> mplayer, what libraries or options do I need to set to enable mpeg2-ts=20
> on FreeBSD?

Weird cause the "default" vlc plays fine all TS, as example it's used in
France to play TS streams from ADSL TVs.  But vlc crashed, for me, when
I treid to play files with a filename using non-iso8859-1 chars and

For mplayer with the following config it works fine:

% make showconfig
=3D=3D=3D> The following configuration options are available for
     DEBUG=3Doff "Include debug symbols in mplayer's binary files"
     RTCPU=3Don "Let mplayer dynamically check for CPU features"
     OCFLAGS=3Don "Use optimized compiler flags"
     MENCODER=3Don "Support encoding of multimedia files"
     IPV6=3Don "Include inet6 network support"
     X11=3Don "Enable X11 support for mplayer's video output"
     GUI=3Don "Enable GTK2 graphical user interface with X11"
     SDL=3Doff "Enable SDL video output"
     VIDIX=3Don "Enable VIDIX video output on supported archs"
     NVIDIA=3Doff "Enable experimental nvidia xvmc driver"
     SKINS=3Don "Force dependency on mplayer-skins"
     FREETYPE=3Don "Use freetype for OSD fonts (TrueType!)"
     RTC=3Doff "Add support for kernel real time clock timing"
     ARTS=3Doff "Enable KDE sound system support"
     ESOUND=3Doff "Enable GNOME esound support"
     JACK=3Doff "Enable JackIt audio server support"
     POLYP=3Doff "Enable polyp sound server support"
     NAS=3Doff (default) "Enable NAS sound server support"
     OPENAL=3Doff "Enable OpenAL sound support"
     LIBUNGIF=3Don "Enable gif support"
     AALIB=3Doff "Enable aalib support"
     LIBCACA=3Doff "Enable libcaca support"
     SVGALIB=3Doff "Enable svgalib support"
     LIBDV=3Doff "Enable libdv support"
     MAD=3Don "Enable mad MPEG audio engine support"
     TWOLAME=3Don "Enable twolame MPEG audio codec support"
     DTS=3Don "Enable DTS audio codec support"
     LIBMPCDEC=3Doff "Enable libmpcdec support"
     FAAC=3Don "Enable FAAC audio codec support"
     LADSPA=3Doff "Enable LADSPA plugin support"
     SPEEX=3Don "Enable speex audio codec support"
     TREMOR=3Doff "Use built-in tremor instead of libvorbis"
     XMMS=3Doff "Enable XMMS plugin support"
     THEORA=3Don "Enable ogg theora video support"
     WIN32=3Don "Enable win32 codec set on the IA32 arch"
     X264=3Don "Enable x264 (H.264) video codec support"
     XANIM=3Doff "Enable xanim DLL support"
     XVID=3Don "Enable XVID video codec support"
     REALPLAYER=3Don "Enable real player plugin"
     LIVEMEDIA=3Don "Enable LIVE555 streaming support"
     SMB=3Doff (default) "Enable Samba input support"
     FRIBIDI=3Doff "Enable FriBiDi support"
     LIRC=3Doff "Enable lirc support"
     LIBCDIO=3Doff "Enable libcdio support"
     CDPARANOIA=3Doff "Enable cdparanoia support"
     LIBLZO=3Doff "Enable external liblzo library"
=3D=3D=3D> Use 'make config' to modify these settings


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