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2answers
203 views

“windows media player cannot play the file” mp4

We have an .mp4 video hosted on a web site. I can play back the video from the production version of the web site, but not the test version of the site. The production web site has the .mp4 MIME ...
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3answers
2k views

Can I add MKV support to Windows Media Player in Windows 8 without installing anything?

Is it possible for me to just copy a codec file into a directory without having to install some janky codec pack filled with all kinds of nonsense? I just want to be able to play MKV files without ...
0
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0answers
76 views

Trouble playing a 1bpp video

I have created a 1 bit per pixel video (.avi) on windows XP (The way I created it is not important because it works), and I have played the video with the default Windows Media Player of Windows XP ...
1
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3answers
294 views

For which codecs/containers does Windows Media Player now have inbuilt support with Windows 8?

Assuming WMP has been enhanced for more functionality, I'd like to know for what codecs/containers WMP now has inbuilt support in Windows 8 (which weren't already there in Windows 7) since I tend to ...
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1answer
1k views

Where can I find a DVD Decoder Codec for Windows XP? [closed]

By default the Windows XP Windows Media Player does not support DVDs. It links to their site which suggests different vendors where you have to pay for DVD codecs/decoders. I have found some free ones ...
0
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1answer
5k views

Is Windows Media Player able to play DTS audio? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No DTS Audio output in Windows 7? I'm trying to play DTS audio with Windows Media Player 12 on Windows 7. For a MPEG-TS file with video and DTS audio, only video is ...
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2answers
626 views

Windows Media Player 11 Codec Installation

Scenario: Some of our users are trying to play DVD's or other media files and are getting a message telling them that they are missing a codec. Since there are not admins they cannot install the ...
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1answer
3k views

FLV codec for Windows Media Player? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I play a FLV file in Windows Media Player? What I want is a FLV codec for WMP 12, on Windows 7 Professional x64, that's it. I'm really happy how it plays mp4s ...
0
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1answer
315 views

Which file formats can be played slower (or faster) than normal in Windows Media Player?

Some file formats (or some files that are coded used some codecs) can be played in Windows Media Player "slow" or "fast". I can enable this by right clicking on the movie while watching, clicking ...
2
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3answers
625 views

H.264 (MTS) videos freeze in WMP 12? Fresh install

I posted a question earlier (http://superuser.com/questions/271028/win-7-computer-locks-up-when-dragging-large-video-files-in-explorer-or-closing) but it seems that the issue isn't with the codecs. By ...
0
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3answers
383 views

This .mpg video clip doesn't play well

I've installed K-lite mega codec pack v6.9.0 with playback essentials without player. My default and only media player is windows media player. here are the clip's media info: General Complete name ...
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4answers
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Windows Media Player not playing MP4 files correctly, codec doesn't work either

I have video files with MP4 extension (downloaded from my cellular phone) and it appears automatically associated with WMP in the computer. It doesn't play correctly because the sound is not ...
4
votes
2answers
6k views

Why won't regular CDs play on my Windows 7 system?

I've got some regular CDs that I cannot get to play on my Windows 7 (64 bit) system. When I try to play them I get the message: "Windows Media Player cannot play the file. The Player might not ...
2
votes
1answer
714 views

Windows Media Player 11 doesn't download codecs for avi files

I've got some avi files that WMP will play the audio for but not the video. Why doesn't WMP download the codecs it needs? Or is the solution to download a codec pack and install that manually? In ...
0
votes
2answers
405 views

Windows Media Player - Can't find video codec for the file, will it still play the audio part?

If I try to play a movie file, whose video codec WMP doesn't recognize, and assuming it does know the audio type, will it play just the audio ? or will it flash an error message and stop? How do I ...
1
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1answer
144 views

Windows Media Player Audio Codec

I can't play 3GPP2Video files with the audio working. As in the the video works, but I can't hear anything. I can play the same file with quicktime, and the audio and video both work. Where can I find ...
3
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2answers
5k views

Recommended free codecs to play DVD in Windows Media Player 11? [closed]

None of the MPEG-2 codecs recommended on the WMP help page are available free. Without installing a codec pack, or (at this stage) installing another media player, are there any recommended free ...
5
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8answers
34k views

Play Apple Lossless (.m4a, ALAC) files in Windows 7 Media Player?

Is there a good plugin or codec that allows Media Player/Media Center on Windows 7 to play Apple Lossless (ALAC) encoded files? As the files are shared between multiple iTunes installations and one ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

How can I play a FLV file in Windows Media Player?

I'd like to play Flash video or "FLV" files in Windows Media Player. I've done this before using codec packs like K-Lite and CCCP, but I've found they cause too many problems and I'd really like to ...