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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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296 views

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 ...
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388 views

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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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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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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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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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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238 views

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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1answer
114 views

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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240 views

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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181 views

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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891 views

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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610 views

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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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 ...
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Rename AVI files from digicam

I use my Canon SD1100IS digicam to take pictures and video clips. When I upload to my computer, the folder has a bunch of IMG_nnnn.jpg, MVI_nnnn.AVI and MVI_nnnn.THM files. The AVI files are in ...
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Question on video merging and converting(wmv to avi)

I have downloaded some clips from the net that were split into several files. There are 8 files and they are exactly 130 MB in total. There are 8 files in .WMV format 130 MB in total Now I use ...
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Ripping sound from avi video file to mp3? (on Windows)

Ripping sound from .avi video file to .mp3? (on Windows) What software (free) can do the task ?
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How can I fix a broken AVI file?

I have a broken AVI, it won't play in VLC, Xine or MPlayer. I tried Handbrake (reads the file and resets the source to None), OggConvert, Avidemux and mencoder fail to read the file, I cannot seem to ...
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Episode by episode DVD Rip to AVI on Windows 7

I'm looking for a Windows tool to rip DVD files to AVI files. VidCode looks cool, but it wants to convert the whole DVD (all files in the VIDEO_TS folder) to one AVI. I would like to pull each ...
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Anybody know of a free program to convert a .PPT to .AVI?

Anybody know of a free program to convert a .PPT to .AVI? Preferably open source but anything that is free will work.
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Convert wmv webcasts to divx avi files

I need a free tool which will allow me to convert WMV files into avi (Divx) files that I can play on my Mvix player. I am basically downloading microsoft webcasts and would like to watch them on my ...
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703 views

how to know if a video file can be played on a dvd player

Is there an application that can emulate a dvd player? I've converted a .mp4 video using allok video converter. And choose the output format to be xVid(.avi)<--that is exactly what is written on ...
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Why is my Sony Vegas Pro created *.avi file not 'prepared for sequential reading'?

The issue at hand: Although I can play the resulting encoded .avi file by any media player, I'd like to know WHAT am I doing wrong? Here's what my options look like before encoding starts: ...
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How can I convert an AVI file to something the iPod can view?

My son received a DVD with some AVI files of his soccer game. (I think they're from a Sharp camcorder, but I'm not 100% sure of that). How can I convert them to a format that he can view on his iPod ...
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How to increase video resolution

I have this 356MB .rmvb file that I converted to .avi and it became 2Gb. But the size is still the same, and the quality still sucks. Is there any tool that could increase the resolution and quality ...
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Are there any free .swf to avi converters? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SWF to uncompressed AVI Are there any free .swf to avi converters?
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Opening an AVI file

I tried to open an AVI file, but this shows up: Additional software is required for QuickTime to playback this media. It may be available from the QuickTime Components page. Make sure ...