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Old 11-07-2003, 09:47 AM   #1
AnarKi
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Codec Packs


Hi i've just started out using RedHat 9 and I used to use the klite codec pack on my old windows machine however I have not been able to find a linux version of it. What similar Video/Audio Codec Packs can I get for linux and frrom where?

Many Thanks.
 
Old 11-07-2003, 10:36 AM   #2
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Linux doesn't really do codec packs.... you can get a set of win32 dlls to play windows formats, but other than that, that's not the way linux does it....
 
Old 11-07-2003, 11:04 AM   #3
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well if you're using MPlayer, http://www.mplayerhq.hu/. it should be able to play most video and audio codecs, i've never had any problems. Check out this site for other MPlayer codecs: http://ftp3.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/releases/codecs/
 
Old 11-10-2003, 02:37 AM   #4
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Hi!
I'm using mplayer, which is really wonderfull
... but I got a film with a sound file ending in '.wma', which my mplayer is not able to play (in fact it plays the file, but it sounds more like the R2D2-robot speaking, than the dialogue of a film), so I suppose that I maybe need a windows-dll file working in linux, because I heard that windows uses an encrypted sound format which is not possible to play without their library, codec or whatever the name of that thing is
I read this...
Quote:
Linux doesn't really do codec packs.... you can get a set of win32 dlls to play windows formats, but other than that, that's not the way linux does it....
and my questions are: do I need the proper/windows dll file working under linux? In that case, how do I do?
If not, what can I do to play that kind of files?
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