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

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How to remove 'Owner' and 'Computer' information tag on MPG , MP4, MPEG file?

When I right click on file and go to 'Details' tab, it shows my computer name and owner name. How do I remove (hide) this information of video file (mpg, avi, mpeg). tanks
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Find the original file extension?

I have changed the file extension in order to hide them (such as .avi or .mp4 to .stg) and forgotten the original extension, how to check the original extension and reconvert them?
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AVI file: Audio getting GRADUALLY out of sync

I have an AVI video where audio is GRADUALLY out of sync. In the beginning, audio is correctly in sync , but during the film, it gets more and more out of sync. After 90 minutes, the gap is around 3 ...
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Merging files doesn't work - apparently

I have 2 .AVI files - one 625 MB (duration 1:02:45) and the other 925 MB (duration 1:32:12). I wish to combine the files into one .AVI file. In a command window I issue the command: copy /b *.avi ...
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How can I encode an image sequence to a 24bit RGB888 AVI file on OSX?

I would like to convert an image sequence(PNG or JPG) to an RGB888 avi file on OSX. I used VirtualDub on Windows, but I'd rather not go back and forth between operating systems if I can. I did try ...
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VLC freezes in fullscreen

I am running VLC media player 2.0.6 Twoflower under Linux Mint 17. I do not have a dedicated graphics card so the display output is set to X11. With certain .avi files (not all of them) the video ...
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Change audio track of a video without codec

I have some AVI files of an old Win 3.11 game, where I want to change the audio track, without touching the video part. I have a (propertiary) codec as *.drv file (VfW; works in Win95), but it is ...
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convert avi file to mp4 in linux [duplicate]

I have a bunch of avi files. I would like to convert them to mp4 format while retaining their small file size. I am using linux. Can someone please show step by step how to make the conversion, ...
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AVI file too long for its bitrate/running time, how can I peek into the trailing (invisible) data?

We have a very strange problem with a huge AVI file created by Camtasia. We recorded two days of a conference with Camtasia; both days were ~8 hours long, and people were using two different user ...
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FFmpeg - Converting JPG to AVI issue

I'm having an issue converting jpg files to avi using ffmpeg. I use this command: ./ffmpeg -start_number 1 -i ~/PycharmProjects/images/test/img%04d.jpg -vcodec mpeg4 test.avi My files are named ...
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Playing AVI Embedded in Powerpoint on a Mac

I had a look at this site for a solution for my particular situation but was unable to find any that are specifically on point. I have a Powerpoint presentation originally created using an older ...
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Why is windows explorer very slow only on drive “E”?

I am having the following problem: each time I open windows explorer to go to my drive E: (to my downloads folder) and tries to open .avi files it takes ages to charge the file (looooong green loading ...
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FFmpeg/avidemux: fix packed B-frames

I'm transcoding some of my old mpeg4 videos (in avi containers) to h.264 with FFmpeg. Basically ffmpeg -i input.avi -c:v libx264 [x264 settings] -c:a libfdk_aac [aac settings] output.mp4 When doing ...
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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 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 files 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 ...