[Matroska-devel] DVD Menu

Cyrius suiryc at yahoo.com
Sun Jan 4 21:47:44 CET 2004


--- Christian HJ Wiesner <chris at matroska.org> wrote:
> The biggest argument for DVD users to look at
> matroska for 
> editing/intermediate storage was of course if we
> were able to make 
> VirtualdubMod edit MKV files with MPEG2 video. I am
> maybe not telling 
> you this often enough, but without VdubMod
> supporting MKV, matroska 
> would not be as popular as it is . mkvmerge may be
> the most important 
> tool for MKV creation amongst the Pro's, but the
> average matroska user 
> is still very focussed on VirtualdubMod, and the
> fact that matroska 
> files can be edited cant be weighed in gold. Cyrius,
> would MPEG2 editing 
> in MKV be possible, mayb even with preview ?

Editing would only work with CFR content.
I fear previewing won't be possible (using
fccHandler's mpeg2 code) or at least quite hard.

IIRC ffvfw can encode to mpeg2 in VFW (at least mpeg2
was proposed in the version I had some times ago) mayb
it can decode it too ...

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