Why don't some .wmv and .avi play on my AlBook?

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by GregUofMN, Dec 8, 2004.

  1. Nermal Moderator

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    WMV: Do you have WiMP 9 installed? Version 7 can't play newer files.

    AVI: Install 3ivx, which can decode most video formats.
     
  2. JeDiBoYTJ macrumors 6502a

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    mPlayer - Can play any and all .avi files. for wmv, make sure you have the latest WMP
     
  3. harveypooka macrumors 65816

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    I never got mPlayer to work. VLC Media Player is an alternative.
     

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