[MPlayer-users] how to play subtitles embedded in AVI files

Rich Felker dalias at aerifal.cx
Sat May 21 05:19:23 CEST 2005

On Fri, May 20, 2005 at 09:55:57PM -0400, The Wanderer wrote:
> Alexander Noe' wrote:
> >The Wanderer wrote:
> >
> >>>AVI-Mux GUI
> >>Oh, is *that* the culprit?
> >
> >Probably. Wait till you get reports about mplayer not playing
> >low-overhead-mode files ;)
> Considering I've never even heard of that...

Its an evil hack that makes your avi files totally nonplayable without
the index, in order to save 8 bytes per frame. Such files are totally
nonrecoverable if there is any damage, and -idx or -forceidx will fail


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