[Mplayer-users] fast forward problem

Felix Bünemann Felix.Buenemann at gmx.de
Wed Apr 18 15:23:03 CEST 2001

> > 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.

Under windooze you can use divx fix or virtual dub to add an index to the
file, anyhow if your software doesn't add it itself it sucks. Maybe there's a
divx fixer for linux, too. The windooze tools are available from
www.divx-digest.com and virtualdub.sourceforge.net).

Best Regards,

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