[mythtv-users] blue faces in .wmv (not .mpg or .avi) with internal player, ok with mplayer

Mike Dodge dmikester1 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 14:47:04 UTC 2007

On Nov 20, 2007 8:21 AM, aaron <memoryguy at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 11/19/07, Michael Rice <mikerice1969 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > It seems the colors are out of whack for .wmv files when played with
> > the internal player.
> > No problem with .mpg or .avi files and the .wmv files play with
> > correct colors with mplayer.
> > I am using SVN trunk 14795.   I thought this was ok on at some point
> > in the past probably
> > on the fixes branch.
> >
> > Anyone else see this or know what might be the problem?
> >
> I see this. I'm running relatively recent SVN trunk (not sure of the
> exact revision). I started seeing it a couple of weeks ago but I don't
> know when it started exactly (I try to avoid wmv when I can). I do
> recall that it used to work (also with SVN trunk).
> I just assumed (with absolutely no proof to back it up) that it was
> from one of the ffmpeg resyncs. I just switched to mplayer for wmv
> files and haven't really thought about it since. Doesn't help to
> actually fix the problem, though. :)
> --
> aaron
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> bit of badger-sputumly inconsequential trivia you will assail me with
> next."
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I used to have that problem when I would play Divx files and I didn't have
the right codec installed.
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