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Old 09-11-08, 07:03 PM   #1
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Default Playing wmv files without Media Player?

Is this possible?
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VLC Player

EDIT:http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html
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Old 09-11-08, 08:07 PM   #3
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Old 09-11-08, 08:17 PM   #4
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Sound - but no video.
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Old 09-12-08, 05:04 AM   #5
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codecs missing/broken?

I prefer GOM Player
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Old 09-12-08, 05:25 AM   #6
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VLC ftw. Plays everything without having to install codecs ><
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VLC ftw. Plays everything without having to install codecs ><
you are right, that is why LabShark has no video in VLC while playing WMV
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Sound - but no video.
You sure thats not WMA?

Does your windows media player play WMV?
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you are right, that is why LabShark has no video in VLC while playing WMV
That is odd though. VLC should work fine without any added codecs.
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can VLC handle VC1? some WMV files do contain VC1
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http://www.videolan.org/vlc/features.html

I've never tried it myself, but yeah according to that it does.
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VLC is great for playing any and all media.. it just falls apart on dvd menus and subtitles.
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