cfourcc - tool for changing FourCC in Microsoft RIFF AVI files
cfourcc [-i] <file.avi>
cfourcc -u <CODE> <file.avi>
-h Show summary of options.
Sets FOURCC codec decription string.
-f Force changing FOURCC on unsupported file
-i Display FOURCC information (default).
Set FOURCC codec.
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.
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
cfourcc was written by Mohammad Hafiz bin Ismail aka "mypapit"
This manual page was written by Jarno Elonen <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for
the Debian project (but may be used by others). Updated by Jari Aalto
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