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1<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
2 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
3 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
4 %general-entities;
5
6 <!ENTITY avifile-download-http "http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/avifile/avifile-0.7-&avifile-version;.tar.gz">
7 <!ENTITY avifile-download-ftp " ">
8 <!ENTITY avifile-size "3.4 MB">
9 <!ENTITY avifile-buildsize "48.2 MB">
10 <!ENTITY avifile-time "2.73 SBU">
11 <!ENTITY codec-download "http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/avifile/binaries-011002.tgz">
12 <!ENTITY codec-size "4.4 MB">
13 <!ENTITY codec-installsize "13 MB">
14]>
15
16<sect1 id="avifile" xreflabel="Avifile-&avifile-version;">
17<sect1info>
18<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
19<date>$Date$</date>
20</sect1info>
21<?dbhtml filename="avifile.html"?>
22<title><application>Avifile</application>-&avifile-version;</title>
23
24<sect2>
25<title>Introduction to <application>Avifile</application></title>
26
27<para>The <application>Avifile</application> package contains an
28<acronym>AVI</acronym> video file player, tools and support libraries. This is
29useful for viewing and editing <acronym>AVI</acronym> files.</para>
30
31<sect3><title>Package information</title>
32<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
33<listitem><para>Download (HTTP):
34<ulink url="&avifile-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
35<listitem><para>Download (FTP):
36<ulink url="&avifile-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
37<listitem><para>Download size:
38&avifile-size;</para></listitem>
39<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
40&avifile-buildsize;</para></listitem>
41<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
42&avifile-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
43</sect3>
44
45<sect3><title>Additional downloads</title>
46<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
47<listitem><para>Required <acronym>CODEC</acronym>:
48<ulink url="&codec-download;"/></para></listitem>
49<listitem><para>Download size:
50&codec-size;</para></listitem>
51<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
52&codec-installsize;</para></listitem>
53</itemizedlist>
54</sect3>
55
56<sect3><title><application>Avifile</application> dependencies</title>
57<sect4><title>Required</title>
58<para><xref linkend="qt"/> and <xref linkend="sdl"/></para>
59</sect4>
60
61<sect4><title>Optional</title>
62<para><xref linkend="pkgconfig"/>,
63<xref linkend="libjpeg"/>,
64<xref linkend="libogg"/>,
65<xref linkend="libvorbis"/>,
66<xref linkend="liba52"/>,
67<xref linkend="lame"/>,
68<xref linkend="libmad"/>,
69<xref linkend="xvid"/>,
70<ulink url="http://www.audiocoding.com/modules/mydownloads/">FAAD2</ulink>,
71<ulink url="http://www.divx.com/divx/linux/">DivX4Linux</ulink> and
72<ulink url="http://dmalloc.com/">Dmalloc</ulink></para>
73</sect4>
74</sect3>
75
76</sect2>
77
78<sect2>
79<title>Installation of <application>Avifile</application></title>
80
81<para>Install <application>Avifile</application> by running the
82following commands:</para>
83
84<screen><userinput><command>install -d /usr/lib/avifile-0.7/win32 &amp;&amp;
85tar xzvf ../binaries-011002.tgz -C /usr/lib/avifile-0.7 &amp;&amp;
86./configure --prefix=/usr \
87 --with-win32-path=/usr/lib/avifile-0.7/win32 &amp;&amp;
88make &amp;&amp;
89make install</command></userinput></screen>
90
91</sect2>
92
93<!-- <sect2>
94<title>Command explanations</title>
95
96<para><command>./autogen.sh &amp;&amp; ./configure &amp;&amp;
97make maintainer-clean &amp;&amp; ./autogen.sh</command>: The
98author of this package used the old autoconf which leads to
99problems like configure not being able to detect some libraries and compilation
100errors. This is fixed by rebuilding the configuration scripts.
101</para>
102
103</sect2> -->
104
105<sect2>
106<title>Contents</title>
107
108<para>The <application>Avifile</application> package contains
109<command>aviplay</command>, <command>avibench</command>,
110<command>avifile-config</command>, <command>mmxnow-config</command>,
111<command>avirecompress</command>, <command>avicap</command>,
112<command>avirec</command>, <command>kv4lsetup</command>,
113<command>avicat</command>, <command>avitype</command> and
114<command>avimake</command>.</para>
115
116</sect2>
117
118<sect2><title>Description</title>
119
120<sect3><title>aviplay</title>
121<para><command>aviplay</command> manages the input formats, the
122<acronym>CODEC</acronym>s and the output formats to display
123<acronym>AVI</acronym> video files on your screen.</para></sect3>
124
125<sect3><title>avibench</title>
126<para><command>avibench</command> performs a measurement of the
127<application><acronym>AVI</acronym> file support</application>
128library's performance for a file.</para></sect3>
129
130<sect3><title>avifile-config</title>
131<para><command>avifile-config</command> is run by
132<command>configure</command> for programs wishing to link to the
133<application>Avifile</application> library.</para></sect3>
134
135<sect3><title>mmxnow-config</title>
136<para><command>mmxnow-config</command> is run by
137<command>configure</command> for programs wishing to link to the
138mmxnow library.</para></sect3>
139
140<sect3><title>avirecompress</title>
141<para><command>avirecompress</command> is a widget that takes an input file of
142one <acronym>CODEC</acronym> type and converts it into a video file of
143another <acronym>CODEC</acronym>.</para></sect3>
144
145<sect3><title>avicap</title>
146<para><command>avicap</command> is a widget that displays acquired video from a
147Video For Windows (<acronym>VFW</acronym>) compatible device, like a webcam or
148a TV-tuner.</para></sect3>
149
150<sect3><title>avirec</title>
151<para><command>avirec</command> is a command-line video recording
152tool.</para></sect3>
153
154<sect3><title>kv4lsetup</title>
155<para><command>kv4lsetup</command> is a small tool which tells
156<application>video4linux</application> about the current video
157mode.</para></sect3>
158
159<sect3><title>avicat</title>
160<para><command>avicat</command> takes a set of <acronym>AVI</acronym> files and
161combines them into a single file.</para></sect3>
162
163<sect3><title>avitype</title>
164<para><command>avitype</command> will read and display <acronym>AVI</acronym>
165file header information.</para></sect3>
166
167<sect3><title>avimake</title>
168<para><command>avimake</command> takes a set of <acronym>JPG</acronym> images
169and creates a movie.</para></sect3>
170
171</sect2>
172
173</sect1>
174
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