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FOURCC changer


There exists many different codecs that basically implement the same compression algorithm. One example of this is the mpeg4 algorithm which is implemented, with different levels of enhancements, by the divx, xvid, angelpotion and h264 codecs (and many more).

To some degree it is even possible to decode a video stream encoded using one of these mpeg4 codecs with another mpeg4 codec. This can be usefull when the video file was encoded with a video codec that is hard to find or with one that is highly unstable.

abcAVI Tag Editor

With abcAVI Tag Editor you can change the fourcc in an AVI file

This program allows to view and to edit tags in AVI files. It recognizes a lot of FourCC codes as well as TwoCC (the audio equivalent of FourCC) codes.

Download abcAVI Tag Editor 1.8.1

AVI FourCC Code Changer

Having opened a file with AVI FourCC Code Changer, you can simply change the FOURCC

The AVI FourCC Code Changer allows you to change the FOURCC in an AVI file. It does this by modifying the file so you should be very carefull when using this piece of software. Backup the file first!

Download AVI FourCC Code Changer

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