Audio Video Interleave, a video format developed by Microsoft in 1992.

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Batch muxing with MKVmerge, issue with batch file not seeing sub-folders

So recently I've been trying to convert all of my *.avi files to *.mkv files using mkvmerge and since the program doesn't have anyway built in to do multiple files/outputs at once, started digging ...
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How to change the code of avi file

I have never worked videos but i need to run a .avi file on windowx xp. The .avi file is smoothly playing in windows 7 bu not able to play in xp I want to play only in windows media player, dont want ...
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How to make avi (MJPEG codec) by avconv for iphone?

I try to make video from pack of jpg by avconv and open it on iphone. I make avi file using MJPEG by command: avconv -r 10 -i %06d.jpg -r 10 -vcodec mjpeg -qscale 1 out.avi Eveything is ok on my ...
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How to convert any video to .avi with wmv1 codec using ffmpeg/avconv?

I have installed ffmpeg to convert a video. I am trying to convert a .mp4 to a .avi video with the codec wmv1. How to do this? I am using the command avconv in a Kubuntu terminal. Last attempt I did ...
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Converting AVI file to an animated gif with transparent background

I have some AVI files that I want to convert to animated gifs with transparent backgrounds to place on a .net Windows form. I am able to convert from AVI to animated gifs but for some reason the ...
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ffmpeg and the 'unable to find suitable output' error

I'm trying to convert a large MKV to an old-school AVI file. I'm trying this: ffmpeg -i video.mkv -s -codec:v mpeg4 -bf 1 -b 2567k -mbd 2 -g 300 -flags cgop -acodec copy video.avi but I get [NULL ...
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How do you insert MPEG-2 movie into PowerPoint 2010 presentation?

I am trying to insert an MPEG-2 movie into my PowerPoint 2010 presentation. It plays fine in the Windows Media Player on this computer, and the equivalent AVI movie inserts no problem, but the MPEG-2 ...
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AVI editing - cutting out keyframes

I know a little about video editing, and how keyframes work and how important they are. My question is this: I need to cut part of a video out with precise edits in-between. I know I can easily make ...
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How does one take an MPEG4/MP3 AVI and re-encapsulate it in MP4?

I've been trying to take an old AVI file I have that has an MPEG4 video with MP3 audio and re-encapsulate it in an MP4 container. The audio was easy enough to figure out (-acodec libfaac), but I don't ...
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.AVI Files randomly cease to open, other strange errors too

I Recently (a couple weeks ago) downloaded the complete series of Seinfeld, all in varying file type. I Watched them in sequence according to season and to airing date, and all was well. All of the ...
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AVFS or makeAVIS, which one is better for “fake AVI” for Sony Vegas?

Any people here using fake AVIs in sony vegas? I'm using this script: loadplugin(FFMS2.dll) B=FFAudioSource(x.mkv) A=FFVideoSource(x.mkv) AudioDub(A, B) ConvertAudioTo16bit() ConvertToRGB32() and ...
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Avi does not play full screen

I have several avi video files. The files that have width x height as (512 x 288), (640 x 384) and (544 x 304) play full screen on Windows Media Player and Real Player, but the files that have w x h ...
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Change default audio track in .avi without remuxing

I have some .avi files that have multiple audio tracks and the default audio track is in a foreign language. I'm not seeking to remove the other track, but merely change some default flag within it so ...
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How do I get ffmpeg to generate useful (and not empty) thumbnails from AVI files?

I'm using Cumulus Clips to upload some videos from work to other work people. When I use the following thumbnail command with a WMV file, all is good. /usr/bin/ffmpeg -i ...
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How to play AVI video in format SMB8, 0x38424D53?

I have one video which can not be played on Mac OS X, and the output of MPlayer reads: VIDEO: [SMB8] 1280x1024 8bpp 200.000 fps 2097152.0 kbps (256000.0 kbyte/s) Cannot find codec matching ...
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Tools to check if MP4/AVI is playing correctly?

I have downloaded lots of video stuffs (I mean ALOT), but when I tried to review some of them, some parts are not playable (sometimes portions of the file, and sometimes the whole file itself). Is ...
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Playing movie embedded in pdf-file in Adobe Reader

Using LaTeX, I've created a pdf file, with an included movie (.avi). I've used this strategy a lot, and never had problems in playing the movie (after accepting to play it) inside Adobe Reader ...
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Recover files deleted accidentally which are showing as 0 bytes

I accidentally deleted a folder permanently. Nothing was written in that drive after it happened, so no danger of data rewritten on top of what was deleted (I have 2 hard drives, the one in which the ...
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FFmpeg AVI to MP4 preserves sound, but not images

Working with FFmpeg at a conversion (any file to MP4 (H.264/AAC)): ffmpeg -y -i testdatei.avi -i logo.jpg -filter_complex overlay=15:15,scale=-1:720 -c:v libx264 -profile:v baseline -preset medium ...
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Trouble playing a 1bpp video

I have created a 1 bit per pixel video (.avi) on windows XP (The way I created it is not important because it works), and I have played the video with the default Windows Media Player of Windows XP ...
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Why do avi files not play from windows media player from one drive but do play when copied to another drive?

I'm running Windows 7 Pro and added a new external USB drive. I move some avi files over to the drive and now they won't play when I try to play them using Windows Media Player. If I copy an avi ...
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Convert stereo audio to mono in AVI file

I have an AVI file with audio recorded only to the left channel. Is there a setting, audio filter, or whatever to allow me to duplicate the left channel to the right channel, thus converting from ...
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500 MB Avi video from CD lagging/glitching when reproduced

I created an extra cd with Nero Burning that contains both audio tracks (I can hear them correctly) and a .avi presentation (pretty big one, 540 MB on a 700 MB cd). The audio is fine but the problem ...
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Remove subtitles from an AVI?

I got my hands on an old AVI. When opened with VLC, it looks like there are two embedded SRT in the AVI header (possible?) Can I remove them? (Yes, they are soft subs) Or can I clean the header? I ...
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DV-AVI in DivX Plus Player and VirtualDub - playback issue

I have an AVI-video which I had (digitally) transferred from a DV camera to my PC. The video contains errors at the beginning most likely because the DV tape was pretty old. When playing this video ...
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Converting DVDs to Precisely Sized XviDs like “The Scene”

I am hoping to finally watch the Star Wars movies (yes, yes, I know) and intend to watch them all in a row as a marathon. I would prefer not to have to constantly get up and change discs, so I thought ...
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Converting videos to AVI with AVIDemux for compatibility

I am trying to convert a couple of short videos to AVI (XviD) using AVIDemux. I find that while the resulting videos play fine in VLC, they do not play in an XviD DVD player (nor presumably Xbox 360, ...
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converting to MXF using ffmpeg

I have been trying to use FFmpeg utility to convert a avi file using DNxHD to mxf format. I am using "FFmpeg" with params as following: ffmpeg -i ccvt_box.avi -vcodec dnxhd -video_size 1920x1080 -r ...
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VLC 2 Frozen / stuck on first frame of AVI video

Just upgraded from VLC 1.05 to VLC 2.03 (latest). Problem: Videos (.avi) get stuck on the first frame. (These same videos used to play just fine in VLC 1.)
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Batch-split many AVIs in 2 parts?

how can I batch split many AVIs into 2 parts, with no conversion? NB: this didn't help much What is the best software to split and join avi files?
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Using Handbrake with Dropfolders to add subtitle automatically

I am using Handbrake GUI version and Dropfolders to execute Handbrake. I was able convert video files successfully without any parameter. It uses default preset I downloaded from lifehacker.com. Now I ...
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Can AVI files contain a virus?

I'm downloading an AVI file via a torrent, but my anti-virus detects something. Is it possible that the AVI file contains a virus? It is quite weird since the torrent has many positive reviews.
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How can I create small video files without losing any quality?

For a while there I found videos that are 42 minutes long, and are great quality. The resolution is 624x352 and when going full screen they still look pretty great. I recently came across an ...
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Why is my Output distorted after encoding with Expression Encoder?

I'm a "n00b" when it comes to re-encoding files. I'm trying to re-encode an AVI into a silverlight container via Encoding Video using Expression Encoder 4.0. As you can see in the video, the left ...
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ffmpeg trimmed video does not support jumping to a time position

After a video is cut, the player (mplayer) cannot jump to a specific time position anymore. Clicking the timeline will usually end the playback. How can this be fixed?
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How to replace avi file soundtrack with another avi file soundtrack?

I have a high resolution video which soundtrack is broken, then I have a low resolution video which soundtrack works. I want to combine high resolution video with the low resolution video soundtrack. ...
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How do I convert .tsl video files from my Philips TV to a more common file format?

I have a Philips 6606H TV, which can record file onto my external hard drive via USB. The files are recorded into a .tsl file, which I have now copied to my Windows 7 PC hard drive. Now, I want to ...
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How can I automate converting AVIs to mp4 and stuff them in iTunes?

I know I can use Handbrake to do this all by hand, but I'd like to automate the process. I'm on a Mac, so as a first step, I've tried downloading ffmpeg for the Mac but it's a nightmare to get it ...
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Converting a .FLV into a .AVI / .MP4 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you convert FLV file format to a format that Picasa recognizes (e.g. AVI, MPEG, WMV)? Well i've been looking around google for hours trying to find a way on how ...
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How to play 1080p on an old computer (AMD Sempron)?

I'm using an old computer - Sempron 2600+ (1600 MHz) and 1250 MB of RAM to play a 1080p avi video. Is there a way to play it smoothly? What player should I use? How about Mplayer and playing the file ...
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DivX Player Alternative

I have DivX but it's by far the slowest player on my WinXP netbook. It also checks for updates a crazy number of times, but I'm sure I can change that somewhere? Is there a less resource-heavy ...
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What width and height is 580p resolution?

I am trying to convert mp4 and avi files to a lower resultion so they will play on my DVD player via the USB port. The USB port appears to support a maximum resolution of 580p. What width and height ...
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Error using ffmpeg to convert mkv to avi on Windows 7

I am using ffmpeg on a Windows 7 machine. I am trying to convert mkv files to either mp4 or avi. Here is the command I used: ffmpeg -i "C:\Path\To\Input.mkv" "C:\Path\To\Output.avi" Here is the ...
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How to Increase bass/treble audio levels for avi files when re-encoding

Virtualdub does not do this fast as far as I can see. Can someone give me an awesome pointer since I have some old series (more than a 100 individual avi files) with a soundtrack that can definitely ...
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How to open avi / wmv files in Quicktime (Windows)

I want to add a couple of movies in wmv / avi format to my itunes library. I plan to use QuickTime to create a reference movie which can be read by itunes. But for that i need to be able to open these ...
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ffmpeg kills my audio stream

i am converting a bunch of avi videos to mkv, using simply ffmpeg -i "foo.avi" "foo.mkv". Now i have the problem, that in my output-mkv-file exists one video stream (fine) but only the first audio ...
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Compare two video files to find out which has best quality

Suppose I have same video material encoded in two (or more) files. I'd like to run some utility on them which groundly pointed out which file is "best" in quality. "Groundly" means that I'd like to ...
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free avi clipping program for windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: edit .avi movie cut I have some video files in avi format. I need to pull out clips at certain time ranges. Are there any free apps out there that do this?
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How can I fix an AVI file from a computer that lost power during recording?

I recorded some video on my PC using a webcam, and got an .avi file. My computer lost power while it was recording, so I can't view the contents of the file. The file is about 4GB in size. The video ...
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How can I burn many movies to a video DVD?

I once bought a DVD containing four 90-minute-long movies. Now I'm trying to write such a DVD, but don't know how to do it. I tried to use DVD-Flick, but it says the disc is 98% used for a single ...