Re: How to play these files on Debian (Sarge) (WAS:Re: How can I play avi, wmv, mov videos on a standalone DVD player?)
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On Thu, 29 Dec 2005 10:30:18 +0100
Marc Shapiro <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Chinook wrote:
> > Marc Shapiro wrote:
> >> Robert Glueck wrote:
> >>> I'd like to play video clips in .avi, .wmv and .mov format
> >>> on a standalone DVD player that's hooked up to a standard
> >>> TV set.
> >> I'd like to play them on Sarge. Just today I clicked on a .mov
> >> file and was asked if I wanted to use the default program
> >> (gmplayer). I said yes, but after it DL'd the file it complained
> >> that it could not find the proper codec (I don't remember, now,
> >> which codec it was looking for). Is there some place to get the
> >> proper codecs to make these work. If so, where is it? If not,
> >> why give a default player that can not actually play the file?
> > You might both look at VLC in your package app, or see
> > http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
> I just tried it on the .mov file from above. The video played just
> fine, but there was no audio at all. I checked the preferences, made
> sure that audio was enabled and the sound was turned all the way up.
> Still no sound. I normally do get sound on this box. Is there
> something else that I am missing? If you need more information, just
> let me know.
I think that the problem could be codecs, you should install
This package is in the mirror of marillat the same of mplayer.
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