AVI file format documentation

Maarten Lankhorst m.b.lankhorst at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 02:55:29 CDT 2008

Hello Dmitry,

2008/4/11, Dmitry Timoshkov <dmitry at codeweavers.com>:
> "Dan Kegel" <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> > Maarten stumbled across what he said was very useful
>  > documentation about the AVI file format.  For future reference,
>  > here it is:
>  > http://sunsson.iptime.org/projects/juliet/wiki/MediaFileFormat
> AVI files are just RIFF files, and RIFF file format is very well documented,
>  and should be well supported in Wine: mmioOpen, mmioDescend, etc.
>  Both dlls/mciavi32 and dlls/avifil32 are able to parse and play AVI files.
I don't think I can use that from quartz though. It uses the
asyncreader primitives and I don't believe there is such thing as a
IRiffReader interface. ;-)

Also, I don't think avifill and mciavi currently support seeking, that
is very important as well.


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