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Old 10-23-2010, 01:33 PM   #1
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mkv files glitchy


i have mkv files that apparently have the divx 5.2 codec and i think vlc is still able to use the 5.1 divx codec not 5.2, because of this the videos end up being glitchy (it freezes at one point and won't start again for another few seconds its really annoying)

how do i get these videos to play flawlessly, or if possible how will i convert them to divx 5.1 codec videos
 
Old 10-25-2010, 06:12 PM   #2
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I had the same problem...

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i have mkv files that apparently have the divx 5.2 codec and i think vlc is still able to use the 5.1 divx codec not 5.2, because of this the videos end up being glitchy (it freezes at one point and won't start again for another few seconds its really annoying)

how do i get these videos to play flawlessly, or if possible how will i convert them to divx 5.1 codec videos
Try to use mplayer, I have the same problem 3 months ago with a glichy video and VLC. Mplayer could play it without any problem.

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Old 10-25-2010, 09:02 PM   #3
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it worked now how do i get the subtitles off

also i want to know how to convert these videos to avi because this format is mkv divx5.2 instead of 5.1 which everyone is used to it keeps doing some funny stuff when put into the conversion process of all the programs i have tried (mostly in windows but thats a different story)
 
Old 10-26-2010, 10:31 AM   #4
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it worked now how do i get the subtitles off

also i want to know how to convert these videos to avi because this format is mkv divx5.2 instead of 5.1 which everyone is used to it keeps doing some funny stuff when put into the conversion process of all the programs i have tried (mostly in windows but thats a different story)
Try to use kconverter from http://www.kraus.tk/projects/konverter/ or avidemux for linux from http://fixounet.free.fr/avidemux/

Both are tools for easy video conversions.

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Old 10-26-2010, 12:30 PM   #5
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just tried avidemux and the converted mkv video into avi is still glitchy only this time the audio is off sync and it doesn't stay constant

remeber i said this file was mkv divx5.2 the mkv file that is usually used is mkv divx5.1 its really changed alot and compatibility is a real issue

kconverter installed successfully but i don't see it in the applications menu whats up with that, how do i atleast execute kconverter through command line if it doesn't show up n the application menu after i successfully install it

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Old 10-27-2010, 08:39 PM   #6
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just tried avidemux and the converted mkv video into avi is still glitchy only this time the audio is off sync and it doesn't stay constant

remeber i said this file was mkv divx5.2 the mkv file that is usually used is mkv divx5.1 its really changed alot and compatibility is a real issue

kconverter installed successfully but i don't see it in the applications menu whats up with that, how do i atleast execute kconverter through command line if it doesn't show up n the application menu after i successfully install it
You could try to find it:

find / -name konverter

I don't know a lot about codec and containers but:
Why don't you try with Xvid or mp4 codecs?
VLC could read them.

I think you should try the Avidemux forum http://www.avidemux.org/admForum/
those guys are experts.


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Old 10-28-2010, 07:11 PM   #7
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well it works in mplayer (technically kmplayer in ubuntu maverik meerkat) and it shows subtitles i don't want to see the subtitles how do i disable the kmplayer doens't have a right-click feature like vlc does, gnome mplayer doesn't play it well when i try to switch the subtitles off and when i switch the audio language to english, it starts glitching after that

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Old 10-30-2010, 11:11 AM   #8
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well it works in mplayer (technically kmplayer in ubuntu maverik meerkat) and it shows subtitles i don't want to see the subtitles how do i disable the kmplayer doens't have a right-click feature like vlc does, gnome mplayer doesn't play it well when i try to switch the subtitles off and when i switch the audio language to english, it starts glitching after that
Try this at the shell prompt:

mplayer <name of your video>


Once your video is playing, you could try this commands:

v --> Toogle subtitle visibility.
p --> Pause/continue video
9-0 --> Increase/Decrease audio
up-down --> Step forward/backward 1 minute
left-right --> Step forward/backward 10 seconds
# --> Cycle through the available audio tracks

¿How is your video played?



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Old 10-30-2010, 01:29 PM   #9
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ffplay seems to support the latest and greatest if you have a relatively current version of ffmpeg. You will need some libsdl + libsdl-dev type stuff to use it though (not a default package for debian IME).

I have an FLV4 video that currently only plays with ffplay. If ffplay plays it, you can feel semi-confident that ffmpeg can convert it to something else less quirky. Just note that ffmpeg defaults to 25fps and 200kbps bitrate. Which isn't ideal for a lot of content. At least not in my HD and NTSC region.
 
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