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the problem appears to be that the output drivers of the players: (I'e tested vlc, draon player, kmplayer, kplayer, gzine, smplayr and gnome Mplayer, all have the same problem). The following two players, MVP and Totem with the xine backend work. They work becaue their output driver is set to using the old x11 driver. The same trick works with smplayer ...
Following steps in the blog entry helped me.
Rater than use avconv why not just switch to ffmpeg instead. The project offers a statically built version which you can simply download and install + use in place. FFMpeg download page Static builds Once downloaded and unpacked you can run it like so: ./ffmpeg ....
It is possible to circumvent the fact that the atempo filter is not available for avconv(yet the setpts video filter is). Simply use another tool like sox to do the audio part(adjust mapping depending on streams): avconv -i input.mkv -map 0:0 video.mp4 #video to .mp4 avconv -i input.mkv -map 0:1 audio.wav #audio to .wav ...
In my case, using ffmpeg directly did the trick and provided the best result: $ ffmpeg -f gif -i infile.gif outfile.mp4
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