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I have used every step mentioned in the below given link:

http://www.moviecodec.com/solutions/iv31-iv32-iv41-iv50-indeo-3-4-and-5-8211/

installed older version on quick-time, window media player classic. I mean everything. But still no luck running the file.

I was also trying to find a converter to convert the file into an acceptable format. But unable to do that either.

Can anyone help me with this.

Regards Zeeshan

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I think this question is more suited to SuperUser. Also, have you tried it on a different computer if you have another one available? – Jamie Keeling Mar 23 '10 at 0:21

IV50 is Indeo Video 5.0, originally created by Intel then sold to Ligos.

Try a combination off ffdshow tryouts for codec and Media Player Classic Home Cinema as player.

EDIT: from the Wikipedia article:

Indeo is not supported and is not compatible with Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows 7 or any Windows 64-bit operating system

Which OS are you using?

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Wikipedia link above suggests that indeo support can be enabled on latest Windows versions with regsvr32 ir50_32.dll command. And it worked on my Windows 7 x64! But beware of Security advisory on the same link as codec is intentionally disabled due to known vulnerabilities. – Vadzim May 19 '13 at 17:36

mplayer can handle playback of IV50. Download the version that includes SMPlayer for a decent windows interface.

Transcoding (if needed) could be handled by the included mencoder which can be done by a command line like: mencoder <filename.avi> -ovc xvid -oac mp3lame -xvidencopts bitrate=687 -o <output.avi>. Which would convert it to an avi file encoding with xvid.

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this old question indicates ffmpeg can transcode iv50 as well: superuser.com/questions/11776/… – quack quixote Mar 24 '10 at 21:42

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