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

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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 ...
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How can I check if an AVI video has been cut at some point?

I have an AVI video and need to know if someone has cut some parts from it in the past. Is there any software that can help do such a check?
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How can I embed an AVI video in a PowerPoint presentation?

I am trying to embed an AVI video in my PowerPoint presentation. I've inserted it as a "movie" but when I actually run the slideshow, the video flashes black consistently and is unwatchable. Anybody ...
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.avi to .flv through ffmpeg

When I try to convert avi to flv, I always get gritty and pixelated output flv videos of size that are 1/4 of the the input avi videos were. The current set of parameters I use is ffmpeg -i input.avi ...
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Merge AVI-files without recoding in Mac OS X Lion

Is there a (at best free) solution to merge AVI-Files in Mac OS X Lion without the need to recode them? (Until Snow Leopard I used D-Vision 3, which won't run on Lion because it's PPC.)
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how to combine or concatenate two video files with ffmpeg?

I have tried to concatenate 2 video files (avi) into one sigle video: cat input1.avi input2.avi | ffmpeg -f avi -i - -vcodec copy -acodec copy final.avi .. but this does not concatenate the videos. ...
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Re-encoding Motion JPG AVI to XVid efficiently

I have several devices that record motion jpg video. These are large. I want to re-encode to Xvid AVI files using Virtualdub, however, the default settings for the XVid codec end up with a file the ...
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Is it possible to show the subtitle in an AVI movie?

Is it possible to show the subtitle in an AVI movie ? Note: I don't want to add the subtitle to the movie, I just want to show them from a downloaded file.
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Programs that can open this AVI file without problems? [closed]

I have this AVI file http://www.sendspace.com/file/mniaz2 Windows Media Player plays it properly. VLC cuts off in the middle of the last word. I'm looking for a few other programs-other than WMP- ...
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How to make animated subtitles

I have seen a few avi files where the subtitles are animated. How are these made? Can they be made with mencoder?
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Windows command line program to encode AVI to XVID

I'm looking for a command line tool (preferably with no installation) which allows me to encode AVI to XVID (as MPEG4). I know some solutions for Linux but can't find the same on Windows (XP).
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Deleting an SRR file attachment

Can an attached SRR file be deleted without affecting the video file which it is attached to?
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Convert compressed SWF to AVI (or MPEG etc) via FFmpeg

ffmpeg -i compressed.swf out.avi gives the error [swf @ 0x10180b000]Compressed SWF format not supported so I tried swfcombine -d compressed.swf -o decompressed.swf ffmpeg -i decompressed.swf ...
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How can a trimmed avi file be three times larger than the original

I opened up a avi file in virtualdub and trimmed the clip and clicked "Save as avi" and it saved the trimmed clip but it was 3 times the size of the original clip. How can that be?
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Install wine for RED HAT enterprise linux 6 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install wine on RHEL with Yum I just can't install wine on red hat enterprise linux 6. When i download the binary package it had so many dependencies that i prefered to ...
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Handbrake Crunches Out 4Kb File

I've been using Handbrake to convert some movies to something I can put on my iPad or Apple TV. By in large it's been working great but I've noticed some of the avi's I toss at it come out as only ...
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How to convert ts files to avi in OSX

I have tried both mencoder and ffmpeg. With ffmpeg the sound was fine but there was no picture. With mencoder the video moved at half speed so the length was doubled. How can this be done right?
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convert .avi/.flv to itunes readable format without increasing video size

I have installed itunes in my PC to organize my media. I have tons of videos in .avi/flv format and i want to convert them to a format readable by itunes so i can add them to the library. What is the ...
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Winamp playing sound but no video

I am having problems playing video in Winamp (the movie I am trying to play is an AVI - not sure if other formats work). I have installed the K-Lite Codec Pack, and the video does work in Winamp ...
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How can I convert AVI files into MPGs with ffmpeg?

I have this problem with some AVI files. The output of ffmpeg -i file.avi contains the line [NULL @ 0x97c4d40]Invalid and inefficient vfw-avi packed B frames detected. Someone advised me to ...
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Portable software for encoding and burning an AVI to DVD

I'm searching for a portable software that could handle the following accept .avi as input file encode it to .vob (Is that the right target format? these video_TS and audio_TS folders, you know) ...
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Encrypted avi file (movie) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Encryption of a movie file. I have downloaded an avi movie and I have been asked to look for the video codec in u website
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Using Subtitle Workshop to add subtitles to different locations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add subtitles in other places I want to add subtitles to an avi file in other locations besides the bottom. Can this be done in Subtitle Workshop? What programs ...
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Corrupt picture folder

I look at my pictures in my computer today and noticed that one folder containing hundreds of picture were corrupt. I can't open the images. Is this a common problem? I wonder what possibly is ...
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How do I remove closed captions from srt/sub/avi/mkv files?

I've got a bunch of movies avi/mkv etc. with both separate subtitles (mostly srt and idx/sub) but also, in the case of the mkv files, embedded in the video file. I like to watch these movies with ...
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How to accurately shift subtitles

I'm trying to hardsub an avi file. I made subtitles for it using a different avi file. There is a small time difference betweeen the two files, so I need to shift the timing of the subtitles a little ...
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Manipulating audio in AVI files

I'm looking to perform basic sound editing operations (applying low/high pass filters, eq, etc - to get rid of some annoying background buzz) to the audio in an AVI. Anyone familiar with any free or ...
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Video player that allows seeking to a specific point

I need a video player that will allow me to seek to a specific point in a video. Using a slider is not accurate enough. Which video players have this feature?
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How to seek to a specific time in Subtitle Workshop

I'm trying to add subtitles to an AVI file. I need to seek to a specific time. Using the slider isn't accurate enough. How can this be done in Subtitle Workshop? Is there some other video player that ...
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Input and output files for mencoder

What file types does mencoder accept for input, and what kind of output files can it make besides AVI files?
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How to rip AVI from VOB using ffmpeg

I am trying to convert a VOB to an AVI. I have ripped an AVI from this VOB before using ffmpeg, but for some reason it's not working this time. This is what I tried: ffmpeg -sameq -acodec copy -i ...
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How to emphasize certain words in subtitles using mencoder?

I'm using "mencoder" application to add subtitles to an AVI file. In the subtitles, there are certain words I want to emphasize by making them appear either in bold or in italics. I've tried ...
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Which subtitle formats does mencoder support?

I've been able to use mencoder with .srt files, but are there any other formats that mencoder supports?
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How to convert a video to 4:3 or 16:9 aspect ratio without loss of video quality

I uploaded my video to youtube and the highest resolution it appears as is 360p. This is much lower than what I uploaded. I believe that youtube isn't making higher resolutions available for my video ...
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How to make AVI files web optimized with mencoder

In Handbrake there is an option to optimize video files for the web so that they play better online. Does mencoder have an option like that? I'm wondering if I should convert a file using handbrake ...
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How to see the video bit rate of an AVI file

I'm trying to add subtitles to an AVI file while minimizing loss in video quality. I can adjust the quality by setting the bitrate in mencoder. I would like to know the bitrate of the original file in ...
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How to add subtitles with Handbrake

I'm trying to add subtitles to an AVI using handbrake. The subtitles are stored in an .srt file. The output file is MP4. After I run the conversion everything completes without error but when I watch ...
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How to add subtitles without changing video aspect ratio

I'm trying to add hardsubs to an AVI file using the H264 lossless codec in VirtualDub. The original video is 720x480. The resulting video is also 720x480, but the actual video that is seen becomes ...
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Lossless VOB conversion with ffmpeg

Is there a way to convert a VOB to another video format using ffmpeg without sacrificing audio or video quality?
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How to convert an MKV to AVI with minimal loss

To convert an MKV to AVI, I do two things. The first thing I do is this: ffmpeg -i filename.mkv -vcodec copy -acodec copy output.avi or this: ffmpeg -i filename.mkv -sameq -acodec copy output.avi ...
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How to hardcode subtitles into an AVI without loss of quality

I am using a program to hardcode subs into an AVI file. The problem is that is recompresses the video using a codec. I don't see why this is necessary and causes a noticeable loss of quality. Is there ...
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How to convert an MKV file without crackling

I'm trying to convert an MKV file to AVI format. I've tried different settings and there is always a slight crackling in the background. Why does this happen? How can I convert an MKV file to a ...
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Why won't AVI2DVD load the audio stream?

Windows XP SP3 I have an .avi file. It is in a folder on my "C:" drive. There are no disallowed characters in either the folder or file name. It has audio as I have watched it on my computer. I want ...
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Burn AVI with embedded subtitles to DVD on a Mac?

I have an AVI file that has subtitles within the file itself (no .srt) that I need to burn to DVD on a Mac for a presentation at work. How do I accomplish this?
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convert SWF to AVI on Linux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SWF to uncompressed AVI hello how i can convert SWF file to avi on linux ?
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merge srt files with avi files

how do I merge an srt file with an avi file. Is there a software for windows that I could use to do that?
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How to make Chrome save an AVI file instead of play it?

Sounds trivial? Just go to Options\Under the hood and click on clear auto-opening settings, right? Well... it's grayed out! So I go to somewhere on the web and right-click on the link to an AVI file ...
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Mac OS X - .AVI Video distortion in VLC

When playing .AVI files on VLC (1.1.3 / Mac OS X 10.6.2) I often get intermittent distortion in the video. It breaks up into squares and bits of previous video are mixed with the current video. It's ...