[Matroska-users] How to concatenate segments?

Steve Lhomme slhomme at matroska.org
Thu Jun 2 13:20:27 CEST 2011

On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 1:40 AM, jianwen chen
<jianwen.chen.video at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 5:17 AM, Steve Lhomme <slhomme at matroska.org> wrote:

I think you're doing it the wrong way. You cannot just concatenate
clusters like that. The timecode of different sources will definitely
not match. At the very least you need to modify the timecode in each
cluster you add to your "stream".

> By the way, I find, if I just
>  cat 1file 2 file > test.webm
> without any modification of the original mkv files, the test webm file can
> be played well by vlc, but can not played correctly by Mplayer.

That's because VLC was made to work with concatenated Segments (ie
whole files) unlike MPlayer. Haali's splitter on windows should be
able to do that as well.


Steve Lhomme
Matroska association Chairman

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