mencoder - MPlayer's Movie Encoder

Distribution: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name: mencoder
Package version: 1.0~rc4.dfsg1+svn34540
Package release: 1
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 3.08 KB
Download size: 1.17 MB
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MPlayer plays most MPEG, VOB, AVI, Ogg/OGM, VIVO, ASF/WMA/WMV, QT/MOV/MP4, FLI, RM, NuppelVideo, yuv4mpeg, FILM, RoQ, PVA files, supported by many native, XAnim, RealPlayer, and Win32 DLL codecs. It can also play VideoCD, SVCD, DVD, 3ivx, RealMedia, and DivX movies. This package contains mencoder, a simple movie encoder, designed to encode MPlayer-playable movies (AVI/ASF/OGG/DVD/VCD/VOB/MPG/MOV/VIV/FLI/RM/NUV/NET) to other MPlayer-playable formats. It can encode with various codecs, like DivX4 (1 or 2 passes), libavcodec, PCM/MP3/VBRMP3 audio. Also has stream copying and video resizing abilities.


    Source package: mplayer

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install mencoder deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install mencoder


    • /usr/bin/mencoder
    • /usr/share/doc/mencoder/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/mencoder/copyright