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Last change on this file since 77a06259 was 77a06259, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 17 years ago

Updated to Transcode-0.6.14; added a command to the Avifile instructions to fix a broken pkgconfig file

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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;
89sed -i -e "s,include/avifile,&amp;-0.7," avifile.pc &amp;&amp;
90make install</command></userinput></screen>
91
92</sect2>
93
94<sect2>
95<title>Command explanations</title>
96
97<para><command>sed -i -e "s,include/avifile,&amp;-0.7," avifile.pc</command>:
98The <application>pkgconfig</application> file is installed with an incorrect
99include directory definition. This command fixes the file.</para>
100
101</sect2>
102
103<sect2>
104<title>Contents</title>
105
106<para>The <application>Avifile</application> package contains
107<command>aviplay</command>, <command>avibench</command>,
108<command>avifile-config</command>, <command>mmxnow-config</command>,
109<command>avirecompress</command>, <command>avicap</command>,
110<command>avirec</command>, <command>kv4lsetup</command>,
111<command>avicat</command>, <command>avitype</command> and
112<command>avimake</command>.</para>
113
114</sect2>
115
116<sect2><title>Description</title>
117
118<sect3><title>aviplay</title>
119<para><command>aviplay</command> manages the input formats, the
120<acronym>CODEC</acronym>s and the output formats to display
121<acronym>AVI</acronym> video files on your screen.</para></sect3>
122
123<sect3><title>avibench</title>
124<para><command>avibench</command> performs a measurement of the
125<application><acronym>AVI</acronym> file support</application>
126library's performance for a file.</para></sect3>
127
128<sect3><title>avifile-config</title>
129<para><command>avifile-config</command> is run by
130<command>configure</command> for programs wishing to link to the
131<application>Avifile</application> library.</para></sect3>
132
133<sect3><title>mmxnow-config</title>
134<para><command>mmxnow-config</command> is run by
135<command>configure</command> for programs wishing to link to the
136mmxnow library.</para></sect3>
137
138<sect3><title>avirecompress</title>
139<para><command>avirecompress</command> is a widget that takes an input file of
140one <acronym>CODEC</acronym> type and converts it into a video file of
141another <acronym>CODEC</acronym>.</para></sect3>
142
143<sect3><title>avicap</title>
144<para><command>avicap</command> is a widget that displays acquired video from a
145Video For Windows (<acronym>VFW</acronym>) compatible device, like a webcam or
146a TV-tuner.</para></sect3>
147
148<sect3><title>avirec</title>
149<para><command>avirec</command> is a command-line video recording
150tool.</para></sect3>
151
152<sect3><title>kv4lsetup</title>
153<para><command>kv4lsetup</command> is a small tool which tells
154<application>video4linux</application> about the current video
155mode.</para></sect3>
156
157<sect3><title>avicat</title>
158<para><command>avicat</command> takes a set of <acronym>AVI</acronym> files and
159combines them into a single file.</para></sect3>
160
161<sect3><title>avitype</title>
162<para><command>avitype</command> will read and display <acronym>AVI</acronym>
163file header information.</para></sect3>
164
165<sect3><title>avimake</title>
166<para><command>avimake</command> takes a set of <acronym>JPG</acronym> images
167and creates a movie.</para></sect3>
168
169</sect2>
170
171</sect1>
172
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