[MPlayer-users] mencoder and avi limit (2Gb)

David Tarkowski david.tarkowski at verizon.net
Sat Feb 1 18:38:31 CET 2003

* Arpi (arpi at thot.banki.hu) [030201 09:26]:
> if it quites it means i/o error -> your filesystem/etc doesn't support >2gb
> files, it is not avi limirtation. avi limit is afaik 4gb but files van eb
> even larger but no index or odml index format.

I regularly encode 4.5 GB avis using the lavc mjpeg codec from mencoder.  I
can play these with mplayer or re-encode them to a better format with
mencoder so I know that it is possible to work with >4GB avi files.


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