[Mplayer-users] fast forward problem

Jean-Luc Fontaine jfontain at winealley.com
Wed Apr 18 15:10:13 CEST 2001

On Wednesday 18 April 2001 14:57, you wrote:
> > Can't seek in raw .AVI streams! (index required)
> >
> > Is there a solution to that problem?
> probably - create that index.
> windows players doesen't play avi files without index at all
> ( you can get around that using preview from windows commannder iirc )
> aviplay plays those, but it recreates index first ( this can get very long
> time when your .avi is on slow medium like cdrom or network )
> and mplayer just plays the file with lightning speed.
> there is something in docs about mplayer developers thinking about other
> ways of dealing with index problem though.

Thank you. I understand now.
It is a pity that mpeg2dixv cannot generate an index (I don't use windoze).

Jean-Luc Fontaine

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