.WMV files

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  1. LeMar

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    Why is it I can watch some but not others? I just tried to watch one and it told me the playlist format was not recognized?
     
  2. DJQ

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    .wmv = WINDOWS media
     
  3. LeMar

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    yeah and I have WINDOWS media player, hence me being able to watch some... if you're not gonna try and help then don't reply to my post
     
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    you need codecs. no idea if the codecs i use on a pc would be the same for a mac though :shrug:
     
  5. LeMar

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    Ok, thanks.
     
  6. DJQ

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    You didnt say you had media player, hence why I thought a windows file would not be recognized on a Mac. And I will reply to whatever I want, perks of running the place, so :finger:
     
  7. LeMar

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    Maybe if you would have read the initial post you would have seen that I said I can watch some .WMV files and not others :finger: Next time you should pay attention to the thread rather than trying to make me look stupid :rolleyes:
     
  8. DJQ

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    I was just trying to give you some attention :stopwhin:
     
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    go to download.com and type in codecs, download the latest ones and it should solve yer problems.
     
  10. LeMar

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    I'm on a mac though, so will that make a difference?
     
  11. billybob

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    Boots posted a Codec pack a little while ago....... should be everything you need. :)
     
  12. beaker

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    shes on a apple. so its werid......might i suggest pm'in jc, he knows all. mac god
     
  13. LeMar

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    Yeah... I could PM jc or ask my brother... but I was on here so I decided to post...

    Thanx Beak :kiss:
     
  14. Boots

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    We need a Mac/Special Ed forum :rofl:
     
  15. DC5-S

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    doesn't a special ed kid imply a mac user? :finger:
     
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    yep, that's why both cold share the same forum :D
     
  17. jc

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    I need an example of one you can't play.
    Do you have the latest version of WM installed? Only the Mac OS X version will play a lot of the stuff you see here.
    Also, many WMV files on sites have an OLE interface to accessing the file. In that case you have to be using IE to see it.
    If you can d/l the movie instead of stream it you can try more codecs. WMV makers don't always ID the file right. Since WMV tries to take over all playing on Windows then lots of crap that should not be called wmv can still play. However, on the Mac most of the extra codecs are QuickTime plugins and you have to force it to open in QuickTime (which is easy). Go to VersionTracker to get more codecs.
     
  18. jc

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    I don't think I mentioned. I never use WMP. I play all my Windows stuff in MPlayer.
     
  19. LeMar

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    hmmm... thanx jc... ill hit up version tracker when i get my iBook back from being serviced
     
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  21. nb132

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    damn that thing breaks a lot...
    buy a pc? then you won't have to take it in to get serviced every couple weeks?
     

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