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Old 08-11-2005, 03:44 PM   #1
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Need help converting MP4 files for PSP


I have a Sony PSP that I want to encode videos for, but the device won't recognize files created with mencoder for some reason. I've read about people using ffmpeg to do it, but I can't seem to encode the files there myself. So, my question is, how can I encode MP4 movies that will work properly on the PSP?
 
Old 08-11-2005, 10:17 PM   #2
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C'mon people, it can't be that hard for you, the more experienced!
 
Old 08-12-2005, 06:57 PM   #3
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Anyone?
 
Old 08-12-2005, 07:29 PM   #4
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You're using the mencoder option vcodec=mpeg4, correct?
 
Old 08-12-2005, 10:21 PM   #5
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Yeah, I'm using the vcodec=mpeg4 option.

Here's the whole command:

mencoder -oac copy -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4 -o outputfilename inputfilename
 
Old 08-13-2005, 11:15 PM   #6
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So no one knows?
 
Old 08-27-2005, 12:03 AM   #7
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Are you putting it in the right directory? Some of the videos I've downloaded say copy it to /MP_ROOT/100ANV01 .

edit: After downloading the new 2.00 PSP firmware, I formatted my memory stick. It created all the right directories for me. I put the *.thm and *.mp4 files under /MP_ROOT/100MNV01 and they worked for me.

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Old 08-27-2005, 08:33 PM   #8
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And from where would I get the .thm files?
 
Old 08-28-2005, 02:25 AM   #9
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I don't think the *.thm file is necessary. I think it just provides a thumbnail preview for the movie but I could be wrong. I didn't actually encode this video, but I downloaded it off the net.
 
Old 08-29-2005, 10:27 PM   #10
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I think I found out how to do it, but could someone tell me how I could make a video with 'aac' sound and mpeg-4 video using mencoder and/or ffmpeg? The specific command one would use, I mean.
 
Old 09-01-2005, 08:35 PM   #11
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Did you remember to set the resolution and bit rates correctly? You must have 320x240(4:3) or 368x208(16:9) Or smaller, The PSP has to have these resolutions.. and the Bitrate, total bitrate of audio and video together must be 768 or smaller. So don't forget to make those proper settings, I haven't yet tried it, with my gentoo box, but i know it requires that no matter what so yea.
 
Old 09-06-2005, 07:29 AM   #12
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> ffmpeg -i sourcemovie.avi -f psp -r 14.985 -s 320x240 -b 768 -ar 24000 -ab 32 M4V00002.MP4

This will create an MP4 movie with a frame rate of 14.985 (-r 14.985), a resolution of 320 by 240 (-s 320x240), a video bitrate of 768kbps (-b 768), an audio sampling frequency of 24000 Hz (-ar 24000) and an audio bitrate of 32 kbps (-ab 32).

You need to have libfaac installed (I had to copy /usr/local/lib/libfaac* to /usr/lib in order for ffmpeg to find it), and compile ffmpeg with the --enable-faac option.
 
Old 09-10-2005, 02:57 PM   #13
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Quote:
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> ffmpeg -i sourcemovie.avi -f psp -r 14.985 -s 320x240 -b 768 -ar 24000 -ab 32 M4V00002.MP4

This will create an MP4 movie with a frame rate of 14.985 (-r 14.985), a resolution of 320 by 240 (-s 320x240), a video bitrate of 768kbps (-b 768), an audio sampling frequency of 24000 Hz (-ar 24000) and an audio bitrate of 32 kbps (-ab 32).

You need to have libfaac installed (I had to copy /usr/local/lib/libfaac* to /usr/lib in order for ffmpeg to find it), and compile ffmpeg with the --enable-faac option.
Did you manage to create movies of size 368x208 this way? 320x240 works for me this way, but 368x208 is considered 'incompatible' by the PSP.
 
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