[mythtv-users] Play Myth recordings on a Windows box

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Thu Nov 1 20:36:10 UTC 2007

On Nov 1, 2007, at 12:25 PM, jedi at mishnet.org wrote:

>> Really?  I've never had a problem with it.  What issues have you had?
> When I try to play my avi files, windows does a web search to see
> if it can find a codec to play the given avi file. It fails when
> trying to do this. WMP doesn't seem to be able to identify the file.
> I will have to try it with my raw mpgs to see if that does any better.

AFAIK there is no MPEG2 codec that comes with Windows Media Player,  
nor can it download one.  (There are licensing issues.)  People who  
have it "just work" probably have a third-party DVD player installed,  
since any DVD player app will come with a licensed copy of MPEG2.

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