mplayerplug-in does not work on wmv videos

  • Ralf-Christian Juergensen

    I use mplayerplug-in 0.80 together with MPlayer 0.90.
    (both latest ebuilds from gentoo)

    It works for mov, avi and mpeg but not for wmv.
    To be more precise: wmv work with mplayer only but not with the plug-in.

    Here's one testpage where I tried it:

    Thanks in advance


    • Kevin DeKorte

      Kevin DeKorte - 2003-09-10

      Those files don't have a valid audio or video stream in them.

    • Anonymous - 2003-10-07

      got the same problem with wmx from msnbc and foxnews. Or any wm streams. All files work in mplayer.

      I've got pre2, and mplayerplug-in .95 (both built from source according to docs)

      • Kevin DeKorte

        Kevin DeKorte - 2003-10-07

        mplayer 1.0pre2 is not supported. It changed the funtionality of how mplayer works with playlists. Please get the supported version of mplayer 0.92

    • Anonymous - 2003-10-22

      Just installed the new mplayerplug-in1.0pre2

      all my stuff works fine now. Thanks for your work Kevin!

      Any way to get real video working yet? Or is that just a problem with the codec we're using for mplayer? (or mplayer itself?)

      • Kevin DeKorte

        Kevin DeKorte - 2003-10-23

        I have been unable to get mplayer to play all the real player files I have found. So until mplayer works with them, there is not much I can do.


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