[ubuntu-uk] Anyone had any success transcoding to MP4 to play on a PSP

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Mon Mar 19 17:22:57 GMT 2007

On Mon, Mar 19, 2007 at 03:01:17PM +0000, Martyn wrote:
> I've recently been trying to transcode some DVDs to MP4 to play on my PSP
> and sofar have had no joy. I've tried several methods which I've found by
> googling, and although I end up with an mp4 file that I can view using
> VLC/mplayer etc., I have been unable to view them on the PSP. I was
> wondering if anyone on the list has had any success doing this & what method
> they used. I have the Sony PSP Media Manager which does it on the Windows
> box but I want to do it on my Ubuntu box.

Make a movie on windows, then transfer it to your linux box and run it 
through mplayer to see what video and audio codec it uses to figure out what 
is known to work.

Then figure out the mencoder / ffmpeg incantation to make it do that for 
other videos.


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