Why can't Win. Media Player play files on Mac!

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by callmejim, Jul 3, 2005.

  1. callmejim

    callmejim Active Member OT Supporter

    Dec 24, 2004
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    I have a mac and I have this video thats is in Avi. but my window media player won't play it. Yes I downloaded the newest version, I can play it on another play but I need Window Media to play Srt. files(subtitles). Any help?
  2. kingtoad

    kingtoad Active Member OT Supporter

    Sep 2, 2003
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    Los Angeles
    Most likely need new codecs.
  3. deezil

    deezil Guest

    I'm serious when I say this, because I've tried it and it has worked, but just give it a shot.

    Change the file extension from .avi to .mpeg. It has made some non-playing files magically start doing what they are told. It sounds crazy, but it just might work for you as well.
  4. Skoles

    Skoles Guest

    Download MPLayer OSX or VLC and it will be the only one you need.

    I only have WMP9 installed so I can watch sitese that embed the video.

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