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totenengel 02-23-2005 02:44 AM

WMV not working
I am trying get some of my wmv videos to play in xine, but it's not working. I downloaded all of the codecs from the mplayer site, and installed them. xine is finding the codecs, but it said the videos were encrypted. I took them to a windows box, to try my luck, but it said i needed to get some certificates to view them. is there any way to get these "certificates" so they will play on linux?

Engmar 03-02-2005 05:52 PM

Usually the only way to get said certificates is to pay the copyright holder.
Some video vendors use such encryption to keep people from
pirating their commercial videos.

totenengel 03-03-2005 10:22 AM

Yeah, I got them in windows, but how would i get them to watch them in linux? It the "certificate" a validation file of some sort that i could coppy to disk with the videos?

Engmar 03-03-2005 02:46 PM

To tell you the truth, I don't know. I've never purchased video. I think I'll have to go do some reading =)

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