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Use MPEGinsu to cut MPEGs into separate parts Apps
MPEGinsu is a free AppleScript front-end for mpgtx, which is a command-line tool for cutting and splicing MPEG files. Using MPEGinsu is a snap. You load your movie in QuickTime Player and cue up cut points. At each cut point, click a button in MPEGinsu to add it to the cut list. Finally, click "Cut!" and MPEGinsu will chop the file into seperate MPEG files. I use this frequently to edit MPEGs I capture with EyeTV, and edit out the commercials for burning to VCD.

[robg adds: I haven't used this program, as I do very little with video beyond the stuff I record on the digicam, but some of you may find it useful.]
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Use MPEGinsu to cut MPEGs into separate parts
Authored by: rbenezra on May 21, '03 07:40:23AM

This would be real helpful for me but I cant seem to get the mpgtx to install the binaries in the right locations. I downloaded the folder and executed the file but to no avail...files not found or some such thing...any help would be appreciated

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Installing mpgtx
Authored by: ckent on Sep 10, '04 06:46:16AM

Probably the best way to install this command-line utility is, like any other command-line utility, to use fink.

Download fink from and follow the instructions.

Then install mpgtx using "fink install mpgtx".


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A flexible alternative
Authored by: C14ru5 on May 21, '03 08:36:11AM
A flexible alternative - revisited
Authored by: C14ru5 on May 21, '03 08:39:14AM

ffmpegX is a great alternative if you want to do more than just demultiplexing. It can be found at

The learning curve, however, is pretty steep.

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