[MEncoder-users] How to join avi files with x264 streams?

Josef Wolf jw at raven.inka.de
Sun May 9 12:56:41 CEST 2010

On Sun, May 09, 2010 at 01:32:44AM +0100, Another Sillyname wrote:

> x264 can have problems in an avi container due to size related issues
> which are far too boring to go into here....
> x264 can sit in an mkv container very happily however.
> So depending on the distro you are using install mkvtoolnix
> then use a line like.....
> mkvmerge -o /path/to/outputfile.mkv /path/to/first/inputfile.avi
> +/path/to/second/inputfile.avi

Yeah, that looks much better.

But now I have another strange effect: at the join position, two frames
come back to life which I had intentionally cut out from the original
recording and which are not visible in the files which are joined.

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