ffmpeg no xvid support

Christopher Lees christopher_lees at iprimus.com.au
Thu Apr 29 13:58:42 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-04-29 at 12:00 +0100, Andres Goldbohm wrote:

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> Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2010 14:00:11 +0200
> From: Andres Goldbohm <vongoldi at o2online.de>
> Subject: ffmpeg no xvid support
> To: ubuntu-devel-discuss at lists.ubuntu.com
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> when i start videoporama come this text.
> The ffmpeg package installed don't include libxvid and isn't able to 
> encode in Xvid (avi). This format will be disable in the user interface.

Have you got the libav*-extra packages installed? There should be:


When they are installed you will be able to encode and decode restricted
formats in FFMPEG.

Chris Lees
Blacklight Maintainer

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