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Playing HD clip on PC (AVI file)

Discussion in 'TVs' started by BenPremium, Sep 7, 2005.

  1. BenPremium

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    I'm trying to play an AVI file that is supposed to be HD but it doesn't work.

    Windows Media Player says that it cannot play the file and it doesn't work in any other player either, including DivX.

    I'm not sure if I need some special codec and if I do, how do I find out which one?

    Thanks
     
  2. lordnoize

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    where did you get it?

    quicktime, divx and mediaplayer all have HD codecs which SHOULD automatically download when trying to play one..?
     
  3. BenPremium

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    It's a bit torrent.

    Basically it says it isn't a valid avi file. I've downloaded every codec under the sun and even tried the legendary vlc player with no luck.

    I'm guessing it's not a valid avi file after all or possibly corrupt.
     
  4. probedb

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    Download a program called avicodec. It will tell you what the audio and video codecs are in an .avi file.
     
  5. Tejstar

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    Try Media Player Classic, it plays most files. You can download MPC here. Choose MPC 6.4.8.4.
     
  6. lordnoize

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    could be a KVCD..? did you get a NFO file wih it?

    oh btw, be careful when discussing torrents here ;-)
     
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    try it in windvd - I had a similar problem - but windvd (v4) played it fine.
     

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