[MPlayer-users] Playing mencoder's recorded AVI's onwindowsmedia player: AUDIO DESYNC

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Fri Sep 26 18:18:53 CEST 2003

On Fri, Sep 26, 2003 at 02:42:26PM +0200, HR wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > [mailto:mplayer-users-bounces at mplayerhq.hu] On Behalf Of Andre Bruce
> [...]
> > > as winamp is far better in their earlier versions - 
> > zoomplayer 2.70 and
> > > winamp 2.78 are my preferred choices). I also suspect 
> [...]
> > Gonna try using zoom player! But i  though it  didnt have to 
> > do with the
> > player, but  with the  installed codecs?!?
> I found a reference addressing this issue in the virtualdubmod FAQ; 
> http://virtualdubmod.sourceforge.net/?page=irclog
> which discusses in detail why vbr in AVI is a less-than-great idea. vbr
> is, ofcourse, a superb idea. Just maybe not in AVI if one's concerned
> with compatibility. I guess the time for abandoning the AVI entirely is
> close... is matroska getting wide-spread, would you ppl recommend that
> over the avi container? (stupid question, propably...)

I would strongly recommend not using matroska since it's inefficient,
bloated to implement, and just not designed very competently. Of
course, whatever format you choose to use now, you're free to convert
to the new NUT format once it's stabilized and supported by mplayer.


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