I would like to change tags of ordinary video files (AVI container). Are there any video file (AVI) tag editors available in Ubuntu ?


There's a partial answer in this ubuntuforums post .

There are examples using ffmpeg and mencoder, which "works with mp4,avi,mpeg,wmv1,wmv2,mkv output" .

The two examples cor2y gives are:

 ffmpeg -i file.avi -vcodec copy -acodec copy -metadata title="Dancing Bear" -metadata comment="Title Created Using FFmpeg metadata tag" outputfile.avi


 mencoder -ovc copy -oac copy file,avi -info name="Dancing Bear" -info comment="File Title Created with Mencoder Info tag "  -o outputfile.avi
  • Thank you for hint. However, I would like to edit tags by software with GUI. I found that VLC player 'should' edit tags, but it doesn't :( – Vincenzo Mar 7 '11 at 20:17

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