Playing Avi Files

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  1. Protoman

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    I want to play some AVi files that I have on my computer but the file will not play in Windows Media Player, or Real Player, or VLC. Any other suggestions ?
     
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    sorry about posting in the wrong forum earlier
     
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    it didnt work, I downloaded the k-litecodecpack, and was trying to view the file using its media player and it still would not open.
     
  6. Doc Brown

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    Open up media player classic.

    Go to view > options > on the left side under "Player", select "formats".

    Now on the right side, put a check mark in all the boxes that you want MPC to play for you.
     
  7. Protoman

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    did that, didnt work either, I just want to watch some entourage. haha
     
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    Are you downloading these avi files to your computer, or are you trying to watch them online?

    And just for reference, the normal windows media player will play an avi file.
     
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    Have you tried opening up media player classic and then dragging the avi file into it?
     
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    For crying out load, enough is enough.

    Go get GSpot and use it to tell us exactly what codec is needed to decode this crazy movie of yours.

    Mind you, it must be corrupted or be using an extremely rare codec if VLC player can't play it...
     
  12. Protoman

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    I have viewed it before in my friends computer, he is out of the country so I can't ask him what he used to view them.

    The files are downloaded to my computer

    When I drag and drop them into the media player classic it says:

    Media Player Classic could not render some of the pins in the graph, you may not have the needed codecs or filters installed on the system.

    The Following pin(s) failed to find a connectable filter:
    D:\Entourage\Entourage (All 3 Seasons)\Entourage - Season 1\101 - Entourage.avi::Output

    Media Type 0:
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    Unknown

    AM_MEDIA_TYPE:
    majortype: MEDIATYPE_Stream {E436EB83-524F-11CE-9F53-0020AF0BA770}
    subtype: TIME_FORMAT_NONE {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}
    formattype: TIME_FORMAT_NONE {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}
    bFixedSizeSamples: 1
    bTemporalCompression: 0
    lSampleSize: 1
    cbFormat: 0
     
  13. Doc Brown

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    When you installed the codec pack, did you select all the options?

    A lot of them aren't selected by default, so you have to do it manually if you want them all.
     
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  15. Protoman

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    I just used G-spot and it told me this under the Proposed Codec Solutions and
    Tests:

    Rendering failed. Following is the error reported by DirectShow:
    0x80040265: Cannot play back the file. The format is not supported
     
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    Have you tried any other avi files?

    I wonder if the avi files you have are corrupted.

    Or maybe some proprietary codec...
     
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    i guess i will try and copy them over again from his computer, after I get done with finals. :sadwavey:
     
  18. Doc Brown

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    Hey one other place to look in your K-lite codec pack.

    I snooped around a little bit more in mine, and I noticed another area
    where you can select file types.

    It's under "Internal Filters", and that just happens to be where
    the setting for avi files is located.

    Oh, and I was wondering. Which K-lite version do you have?

    I'm running 2.8, and it plays everything I throw at it.
     
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    try ace mega codecs pack, it works for every file that doesnt work
     

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