How do you play WMV files

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How do you play WMV files

Postby jacatone on Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:40 pm

I'm using LM 13 XFCE and can't seem to play WMV files. Installed the w32codecs and mplayer but no luck. Anyone know how to fix this? Thanks.
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Re: How do you play WMV files

Postby nanowire on Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:05 pm

If your OS is 32-bit Mint ignore this, but if you are using 64-bit then you need to use w64codecs, not w32codecs.

Also you may want to try opening a wmv video through mplayer in terminal 'mplayer /home/whatever/video.wmv' and see if it gives any specific errors.
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Re: How do you play WMV files

Postby herbie643 on Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:51 pm

Install VLC.. then open the file manager and right-click on the movie and select properties. Click the Open with tab and select VLC.
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