[mythtv-users] 0.24-fixes mythvideo - Will Internal Play *.avi or *.wmv?

Greg greg12866 at nycap.rr.com
Mon Apr 18 17:53:34 UTC 2011

On 04/18/2011 01:27 PM, Drew Tomlinson wrote:
> I recently upgraded from 0.21 to 0.24-fixes.  I've noticed that *.avi
> and *.wmv files are no longer played by mythvideo.  I found my way to
> file associations and these two file types didn't have a player command
> associated.  I tried typing "Internal" and then stopped and restarted
> the frontend.  These files still do not play.  I also think that I have
> the win32codecs installed properly.  I'm using Gentoo and have
> media-libs/win32codecs installed which should be that's all that's needed.
> Can I play them with the internal player?  Or do I have to load
> something else like xine, mplayer, or vlc and then set up the approriate
> command line.  Since I always prefer simple, I'm really hoping I can
> play with the internal player and am just missing a simple step.
> Thanks,
> Drew
I can't comment on wmv,but avi's (I only have a few) play on my 
machine..  Do the play outside of Myth?

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