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I am looking for a way to split a larger file into smaller parts - for example a 4GB movie file into 1024MB parts. Does ffmpeg or mencoder this do this job?

I need a filesize specific solution to produce a split by size, and not by time.

Any other app on linux what can do this for me are very welcome.

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This tool might be of use:

From the Examples section:

I want to split this file at 699 Megs so that it can fit on my Video CD!

mpgtx -s file {699M}

Now processing Chunk 1/2 ... 100.00%
Now processing Chunk 2/2 ... 45.31%

Here are chunk-1.mpg and chunk-2.mpg (default basename is chunk)

Not sure if it works with your video format though.

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