[Matroska-devel] making splitter.ax system default for AVIs, audio stream switchers

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme at free.fr
Fri Jan 28 11:17:47 CET 2005

Vincent a écrit :
> i'd like to have a way to get my system to use haali's splitter for avi files 
> as well as for mkvs. thus i could finally get rid of using audio stream 
> switchers whatsoever which would be a great idea for so many reasons.
> right now as i understand i can only force its use for avis in graphedit. cos 
> i tried lowering quartz.dll's avi splitter's merit to as low as do_not_use and 
> raising matroska file's merit to the highest and still system can't find a 
> splitter for avis in that case. using overrides in media player (pointing out 
> preferred filters) doesnt work for this either. it's like the filter only 
> registers itself as matroska splitter and its avi functionality remains 
> hidden. so i was wondering if its possible to change the way the splitter 
> presents itself to the system and make it install as avi splitter as well. 
> maybe just with some lower merit by default than that of quartz.dll's one - 
> for the majority of those people not interested in making such "drastic" 
> changes to their systems. those who are on the hand may benefit from that by 
> simply changing merit hierarchy to build their graphs the way they want them 
> to be.

Indeed, a choice in the installer (or even better in the filter) would 
be great.

> also, speaking of buggy/incompatible audio stream switchers.. i guess i can 
> ask a question about mmswitch here too cos matroska team used to come up with 
> a fixed version of it. will there be a new release/fixed version of it anytime 
> soon? cos this one in 1.03 pack as you probably well know is far from being 

IMO we should drop this filter. Haali's filter don't need it, and so far 
it was the reason to use it (Gabest's filter alone needs it). But now 
it's not needed anymore.

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