hd mkv playback

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by nownot, Oct 12, 2007.

  1. nownot macrumors regular

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    any suggestions. i have been using vlc but it keeps dropping frames. wish there was a way to put the decoding on the cpu. any suggestions?
     
  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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  4. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    I've found that HD Matroska files can be a pain to play. Perian usually manages to handle the few that VLC cannot. Do you know the bitrate and codec used?
     
  5. nownot thread starter macrumors regular

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    codec x264 most of them. bitrate is 3-8 mb/s. there 720p movies, so ya.
     
  6. CrashRay macrumors newbie

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    You can use Mplayer.
    How to use (not yet in english sorry)
     

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