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Old 11-06-2003, 09:50 AM   #1
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split a large mpeg file into two

How do I split a large mpeg (1.4 Giga) file into two,
so I can use vcdimager to convert it to 2 vcd media cds?
Old 11-06-2003, 10:04 AM   #2
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Do you know 'avidemux'? It is for video manipulation. Maybe it's useful to you...
Old 11-06-2003, 10:10 AM   #3
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split -m 710 <filename>
should come up with two files named xa0 and xa1. (Note I specified 710 Mbytes because it is likely 1.40000001 Gig or something like that, and you only wanted 2 files )
To restore it, cat xa* > <origionalfilename>
The good thing about mpegs is that it will resync up, and each file would be viewable. (You might need to rename xa0 to xa0.mpg or part1.mpg, part2.mpg, etc)

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Use "avisplit". It's part of "transcoder" package. But I usually "Virtualdub". It works well with "wine".


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