Re: [SLUG] playing videos oddity

From: Eben King (
Date: Sat Apr 08 2006 - 02:19:43 EDT

On Sat, 8 Apr 2006, Bob Stia wrote:

> I have a bunch of *.wmv files that people send me by email. Size doesn't
> matter. Some are small and some are large. About half of them play with sound
> but no video. The others play perfectly well with either xine or mplayer.
> Anybody have a clue why that would happen?

Might be a WMP 10-specific codec. Play one that DOESN'T work, and check its
codec in mplayer's output. Then play one that DOES work. Are they

-eben    ebQenW1@EtaRmpTabYayU.rIr.OcoPm

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