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Old 05-03-2008, 06:02 PM   #1
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i downloaded a video but its wmv file. i downloaded flip4mac, divx and Windows Media Player 9 for Mac OS X bt nothing works. i can hear sound but i get no picture. can someone help? below are my mac specs it helps

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im using osx v10.4.9 quicktime 7

tec specs: Hardware Overview:

Machine Name: iMac
Machine Model: iMac5,1
Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
Processor Speed: 2.16 GHz
Number Of Processors: 1
Total Number Of Cores: 2
L2 Cache (per processor): 4 MB
Memory: 3 GB
Bus Speed: 667 MHz
Boot ROM Version: IM51.0090.B03
SMC Version: 1.9f4
Serial Number: W863312MVUV


res. is, 1680*1050 and thats the highest setting.
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Old 05-03-2008, 09:10 PM   #2
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im not sure but i think vlc media player would work for that
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Old 06-03-2008, 07:06 AM   #3
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Naaa. vlc dont work
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Sounds like you've not got the right codec, unfortuantly I dont know which codec you would need to get.
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Are you sure that its a video file? I've seen people use wmv files for audio.
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Old 06-03-2008, 07:43 AM   #6
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Look here:

http://www.flip4mac.com/

or

http://perian.org/
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Old 06-03-2008, 10:46 AM   #7
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flip4mac dont work either
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Old 06-03-2008, 11:53 AM   #8
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It could just be the WMV file that's the problem. Have you tested other WMVs?

BTW, uninstall Windows Media Player as fast as possible, as it doesn't work at all.
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no i havent got any to test. any ideas where i can get some?
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