[MPlayer-users] Converting mkv to avi?

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Fri Feb 25 09:46:48 CET 2005

On Fri, Feb 25, 2005 at 10:09:06AM +0200, Anssi Saari wrote:
> Is it supposed to be possible to convert mkv to avi? I tried with 
> mencoder -v -oac copy -ovc copy test.mkv -of avi -o test.avi
> but it seems to hang, CPU is at 100%, but nothing else seems to
> happen. Output follows.  The file plays fine with mplayer.

no idea why it hangs, but storing vorbis audio in avi is impossible.
you'll have to reencode the audio if you want to have any hope of this


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