[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > If your DVD player can't play mp3s, then it can't play DVDs. ;) > Remember, mp3s are the audio layer of mpegs. And DVD videos consist of > mpegs.
For a DVD-Video disc, the audio formats are PCM (plain old wav, effectively), AC-3 (dolby digital) and MPEG-1 Audio Layer II (only). A lot of DVD players will also play MP3s, either on data CDs or data DVDs (or both), but it isn't a requirement as far as I can tell. The choices seem pretty arbitrary too. My Pioneer player will play a DVD-R full of MP3s, but the replacement model will only play MP3 CD-Rs (and you have to read the fine print in the manual to figure it out, too). It seems that a lot of DivX-playing DVD players only play CDs of DivX, not DVDs too (Toshiba, Pioneer again). That's why I was fiddling around with MP2 and minimal video - it's an actual standard DVD then. Although in fact I made an NTSC disc with MP2, which is apparently a no-no. My source was for the audio info was: http://stream.uen.org/medsol/dvd/pages/dvd_format_audio4DVDvideo.html Howie _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"