Can't play this AVI video

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by 1rottenapple, Jul 17, 2005.

  1. 1rottenapple macrumors 68000

    Apr 21, 2004
    I've tried vlc to play it, the crappy windows media player, and quicktime and none can play it.

    The vlc error message says: mpeg_system: unable to determine stream type

    So I'd really appreciate if anyone can help.
  2. Azurael macrumors regular

    Mar 21, 2005
    Sounds like the file or header information may be corrupt, else it would be telling you the FourCC type and why it can't play it under VLC, at least. You might like to try MPlayer, since it handles iffy files a lot better than VLC.
  3. 1rottenapple thread starter macrumors 68000

    Apr 21, 2004
    Where can I get Mplayer? I'll search versiontracker just to see if its there.

    Edit: hmm... It plays but the video is not playing. Maybe it is corrupt but anyone else want to suggest something else? Much appreciated.

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