[MPlayer-users] How to split a big AVI file into smaller ones

marcogi at libero.it marcogi at libero.it
Fri Oct 4 09:46:02 CEST 2002

On Fri, Oct 04, 2002 at 08:53:42AM +0200, Robert R. Wal wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On 02.10.04 J.S.Sahambi pressed the following keys:
> > I have a big AVI file which cannot fit in one CD. I would like to know 
> > how to split it into smaller segments. what softwares are available in 
> > Linux or windows for this task.
> On windows use virtualdub or nandub. Virtualdub won't work correctly if
> avi has VBR audio, or more than one audio track. So the Nandub is the
> sage bet.
> On Linux you could use mencoder with -oac copy -ovc copy utilising -ss
> and -endpos, but it can be tricky to start the second part on keyframe
> boundary.

On linux avidemux is a good tool too.

Marco Gigante

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