[MPlayer-users] Merging multiple avi files into one

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Thu Mar 17 01:11:03 CET 2005

On Thu, Mar 17, 2005 at 05:12:04AM +0530, Raj Kiran Grandhi wrote:
> On Sun, 13 Mar 2005 15:26:17 -0800, RC <rcooley at spamcop.net> wrote:
> > 
> > Well, really, there is no way to fix it correctly.  Mencoder is just dumb, and doesn't know how to make an index properly.
> > 
> > Apply the attached patch to mplayer then recompile.  Also, use "-forceidx" rather than -noidx...  It takes longer, but work properly more often in my experience.
> > 
> The '-forceidx' option did the trick. Hope it will be included in the
> distributed documentation in the future releases. Thank you for the

It will not, because this method of merging files is a broken hack.
MEncoder already supports multiple input files correctly, without
hacks, if you upgrade to latest version (cvs).


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