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Old 02-16-2012, 06:34 AM   #1
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Question how to play a windows video files in linux?...


i dont know how to play a windows video files in linux?..
 
Old 02-16-2012, 06:59 AM   #2
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Hello, welcome to LQ

It would be useful to know which distribution you use, and the format of the file.

Nevertheless, VLC, among others, can probably play it.

See http://www.videolan.org/
 
Old 02-16-2012, 06:59 AM   #3
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Hi,

I'm going to assume you are talking about wmv files: Most (linux) video players can play these without any problem.

I myself use (g)mplayer and totem. Both are probably part of your Linux distribution.

Hope this helps.
 
Old 02-16-2012, 02:27 PM   #4
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Hello, welcome to LQ

It would be useful to know which distribution you use, and the format of the file.

Nevertheless, VLC, among others, can probably play it.

See http://www.videolan.org/
+1 to VLC it is my choice for a video player because it plays everything I throw at it.
 
Old 02-16-2012, 09:25 PM   #5
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Try VLC Media player. This player is the best.
 
Old 02-17-2012, 07:46 AM   #6
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VLC has another benefit that is most often comes with all the necessary codecs.

+1 to VLC.
 
  


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