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AVI Color Blown Out

Postby bloodniece » Wed Dec 05, 2007 2:36 am

Some back story . . .

I've been using Ubuntu since Hoary and Mandrake before that. I installed Linux Mint on my HP 530 since ACPI and sleep/suspend were not working on Gutsy. I really like Mint! ACPI and sleep work beautifully.

I have a NFS mount of avi videos which all look blown out and over-saturated and crappy. These played and looked fine on Gutsy. Am I missing a codec or have the wrong one?

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Re: AVI Color Blown Out

Postby Husse » Wed Dec 05, 2007 2:50 pm

As far as I know avi works - haven't checked though
Have you checked that the network is OK?
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Re: AVI Color Blown Out

Postby phantommaggot » Fri Jan 25, 2008 3:34 pm

i have this same problem
no matter what i try

my avi files look like they are on a projection TV thats all F'd up..

am i missing codecs or something
like the codecs from automatix that are "illegal"

if i go to the properties of my avi it says..
microsoft mpeg-4 v3 (ffmpeg)

any help is welcome
this is one of the last problems im having with mint at the moment.

my divx / avi files play fine

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Re: AVI Color Blown Out

Postby monkeytwizzler » Mon Jan 28, 2008 5:31 pm

This COULD be because you're using the default video player Totem. Try opening it with mplayer? I experienced the same thing with a fresh mint install and that's what my fix was, just playing it with a different player. I'm a fan of mplayer, but there are others out there I'm sure you can find.

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