[MPlayer-users] Joining avi and mpg files

Arpi arpi at thot.banki.hu
Sat Oct 20 14:27:36 CEST 2001


> > Transcode includes a tool called avimerge. I haven't tried it, though.
> I did.
> Well, it a nice and very simple tool.
> The only problem is that it's based on avilib which I'd call avicrap.
hehe :)

> That is, it takes perfect AVIs and transforms them into a crap that even
> mplayer cannot play! (as for windows tools - forget it).
> It rounds audio rate in bizarre way. It sets flags in the header to
> arbitrary - and compiled in - values. After few hours hacking (thanks to

i've never understood why all linux conversion tools use avifile.

> them. So - I'm using VirtualDub now (until mplayer -odivx will be
> able to save sound as well).
I should finish at least streamcopy function of mplayer - to rebuild broken
AVI files. conversion is just a small step from that.

A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team

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