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Re: Tool to examine/modify .avi and .mov files




Steve Keller wrote:

> I often use jhead to examine EXIF headers in JPG files from my digital
> camera and I also use jhead to fix EXIF time stamps in those files.
> 
> But what I'm looking for is an equivalent tool for AVI and MOV movie files
> which I also get from my cameras.  Most important would be to be able to
> change the time stamps in these files.
> 
> Using aptitude search I haven't found anything to do this.
> 
> 
> Using strings -a on those files, I see usually three identical strings of
> the
> format YYYY:MM:DD HH:MM:SS.  I could write a simple tool to overwrite
> these strings with the desired time stamp, but I don't know enough about
> the file formats to be sure not to corrupt the file, e.g. because of
> checksums or other items in the file that need to be changed too.
> 
> Steve

strange cause I just googled and found avifix - in the transcode-utils there
is much more - just look into it. It is part of the debian multimedia
packages http://www.deb-multimedia.org

$ apt-cache search avifix
transcode-utils - Utility to encode raw video/audio streams