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Playing MPEG-3 videos

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by Alanspatz, Jan 29, 2003.

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  1. Alanspatz

    Alanspatz Thread Starter

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    Hi guys,

    Have a quick little question for you all. Where can I get a player that will play this type of vid?

    Thanx for your help..

    Aj
     
  2. bassetman

    bassetman Moderator (deceased) - Gone but never forgotten

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    Window Media Player isn't playing it?
     
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  4. Alanspatz

    Alanspatz Thread Starter

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    That is what was suprising me... It tries to connect to the codec server and fails.. I have tried changing the connetion props of wmp but still does not connect right.. If you know of a way to make it work I would be thankful..

    aj
     
  5. Alanspatz

    Alanspatz Thread Starter

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    Power dvd... I thought that it only plays the acual dvd discs.. If it plays avi video format, that is a new one on me.

    aj
     
  6. The_Egg

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    MPEG-3 videos?
    You mean DivX .AVI files with embedded MP3 Audio?
    (MP3 standing for MPEG Layer-3)
    http://www.mpeg3.com/
    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=MPEG-3

    What is your Windows OS and what version of Windows Media Player are you using?

    All you probably need is the Fraunhofer MP3 Codec.


    Or did you actually mean MPEG-3 video?
    http://wombat.doc.ic.ac.uk/foldoc/foldoc.cgi?MPEG-3

    This video format is very rare, and abandoned, if I'm not mistaken.
    Usually, these days it will be MPEG-2 (.mp2) or MPEG-4

    Anyway, try some of these places for the relevant codec

    http://www.google.com/search?num=50...e=UTF-8&q=radium+mp3+codec&btnG=Google+Search
    http://www.moviecodec.com
    http://www.doom9.net
    http://www.divx.com
    http://admin.dbpoweramp.com/codec-central.htm
    http://www.411forsex.com/help/codecs_and_tools/codecs.html
    http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?threadid=73915
    http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/en/download/default.asp
     
  7. Alanspatz

    Alanspatz Thread Starter

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    I am using xp pro with the media player 8.0

    Will media player 9 play that??

    aj
     
  8. The_Egg

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    I'm still not sure what "that" is ?!
    What's the file extension? .avi or .mpg / .mpeg or other?

    btw, install WMP9 at your own risk.
    It tends to break support for other players/software to play formats such as WMA, WMV, ASF, and other proprietry Microsoft formats, mainly because the other players aren't yet coded to be compatible with WMv9 codecs.

    I'm also a moderator on the winamp.com forums, so I can tell you a thing or two about that!
     
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