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cfourcc - tool for changing FourCC in Microsoft RIFF AVI files

cfourcc(1) User Commands cfourcc(1)

NAME

cfourcc - tool for changing FourCC in Microsoft RIFF AVI files

SYNOPSIS

  cfourcc [-i] <file.avi>
  cfourcc -u <CODE> <file.avi>

OPTIONS

-h
Show summary of options.
-d CODE
Sets FOURCC codec decription string.
-f
Force changing FOURCC on unsupported file
-i
Display FOURCC information (default).
-u CODE
Set FOURCC codec.
 
None.

DESCRIPTION

Program identifies the codec used in AVI files (*.avi) and allows the user to change the FourCC description code (like fourcc-changer in Windows). Useful for people working with Microsoft AVI file. A Linux clone of AviC fourcc changer tool.

EXAMPLES

Note that you only need to change the -u codec field most of the time and not touch the -d description:
    cfourcc -u DIVX -d DIVX file.avi

ENVIRONMENT

None.

FILES

None.

SEE ALSO

ffmpeg(1) mplayer(1)

AUTHORS

cfourcc was written by Mohammad Hafiz bin Ismail aka "mypapit" <info@mypapit.net>.
This manual page was written by Jarno Elonen <elonen@debian.org>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others). Updated by Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>. Released under license GNU GPL v2 or (at your option) any later version. For more information about license, visit <http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html>.
2014-02-27 cfourcc