[mythtv-users] Language on ripped dvd

Ryan Steffes rbsteffes at gmail.com
Sat Aug 13 02:14:41 UTC 2005

On 8/12/05, Allan Wilson <allanwilson at gmail.com> wrote:
> I keep getting French or Director's commentary instead of English on some 
> of my ripped movies. When I play the dvd from the dvd drive it plays fine. I 
> have read some other posts that recommend using the -alang en and aid 128 
> options and I have enabled both on my command line in the mplayer command 
> line, but nothing seems to help. How can I trouble shoot this problem 
> further. I tried playing the vob file with the -v option but did not see a 
> reference to language tracks available. I see where other people are having 
> this problem but never really see complete answers. Thanks for any help
> Allan
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When you say, from your ripped movies, do you mean from vobs or from avi's?

It's necessary to use -aid 128 or -alang en during the transcoding process. 
If you try to do it later, and the wrong language was selected, you're 

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