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

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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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Windows Movie Maker

I have a software that produces a bunch of images. I need to create a .avi movie from these images. I downloaded the Windows Movie Maker to achieve this. I loaded all the images into the movie maker ...
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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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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 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 ...