[mythtv-users] AVI files with multiple audio tracks

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 02:24:41 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 12:23 PM, Paul Hurley <paul at paulhurley.co.uk> wrote:
> I have several avi files that I want to use in mythvideo.  The problem is
> that they have two audio tracks, and I want the second one.  The wiki
> suggests that the built in video player has some way to switch audio
> streams, but I can't find it (key, menu ??)
> The wiki also suggests that it's possible to use ffmpeg and mpeg demux to
> remove any unwanted audio streams, but it doesn't seem to work with my avi
> files (I don't get the same output from ffmpeg, and mpegdemux complained
> about the wrong streams)
> Any one else knows what to do ?

mplayer will do what you want (according to the man page)

# (DVD, MPEG, Matroska, AVI and libavformat only)
Cycle through the available audio tracks.

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