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Old 08-09-2003, 09:01 PM   #1
shanmugapriyan
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Question any movie player to play .dat files?


hi ,

i want to view the vcds which contains files with extension .dat.
is there any players available for linux, or is there any pugins for xmms.

please help me

urs
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Old 08-09-2003, 10:29 PM   #2
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mplayer can view dat files.
 
Old 08-10-2003, 05:06 AM   #3
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but then it's not a case of playing .dat files.. it's a case of play a vcd correcty....

mplayer vcd://1

and *NOT*

mplayer /mnt/cdrom/blah.dat
 
Old 08-10-2003, 06:48 AM   #4
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And if the vcd is really a cd start mplayer with "gmplayer" (with gui that is) and click open, there you can choose for file, location, dvd and vcd as well

If your vcd doesn' t open just correct the path in the preferences. You don' t even have to mount the cd
 
  


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