Howto Convert Real Media Files to Avi Format Files
There are probably half a dozen ways or more to convert Real Media files to Avi format. Audio Video Interleave, known by its acronym AVI, is a multimedia container format introduced by Microsoft in November 1992 as part of its Video for Windows technology. AVI files can contain both audio and video data in a standard container that allows synchronous audio-with-video playback. Like DVDs, AVI files support multiple streaming audio and video, although these features are seldom used.
Howto Merge two or more Mpg or Avi Video's Together
Below are examples of command line tools that concatenate or append Video formats together, the merging is accomplished using the command called cat. This common unix tool is extremely versatile with many uses not related to the function we intend for it. The easiest way to demonstrate a use for cat is a practical application of it's use.
How to convert YouTube videos to DivX or XviD
We wanted to be able to play flv's on a standalone player, however as you can not stream the video backwards or forwards when playing through a site's Flash videos or with a standalone player, it was though preferable to convert the flv's videos into formats that would allow a greater degree of file manipulation.
FLV file converter in Linux
Using "mencoder" to create "flv" from "avi" video format files
Many website nowdays are using swf and flv file formats to play videos hosted on there site or sites, it's advantage is clear in that the file itself is often in comparison to regular video format files smaller and easier to upload so the the site is able to hold and run more video content with much less bandwidth than would normally be required.