Brian Somers brian at freebsd-services.com
Mon Nov 26 23:48:17 GMT 2001

> I have some AVI files I made a few years ago on a machine that no longer
> exists.  I vaguely understand codecs are involved in the layout of such
> files, and without the original codec I cannot play them.  Sure enough,
> two windows machines I have access to cannot do anything with these
> files.  I tried xanim under FreeBSD but it just displayed a window of
> garbage.  Any other AVI tools under FreeBSD that might allow me to at
> least discover what codec was used so I can search for it?

The vlc may be able to play them.

> TIA,
> Jeff LaCoursiere
> jeff at jeff.net
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