Help me playing movies.

Renee2808

macrumors newbie
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Jul 12, 2011
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Hey,

Im pretty clueless about computers but I have managed to learn a few things and I have downloaded some movies. However that are in avi and Mp4 format and the software I have wont play them. I have downloaded things such as Perian and another thing but neither work. Any ideas what I could be doing wrong :mad:
 

Renee2808

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Jul 12, 2011
4
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Tried that, downloaded it and when I try to open it it just opens in a text box.
 
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Renee2808

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Jul 12, 2011
4
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Great that was a waste of 1/5th of my download limit for the month.
 
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Renee2808

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Jul 12, 2011
4
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I dont think thats either because I have now tried it was 7 files and it wont open anything.
 
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Daffodil

macrumors 6502
Jun 7, 2011
329
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In a sunny state of mind
Yeah, vlc plays practically everything, so it's more likely that something is wrong with your files. Do you have a movie that you know has worked before that you could test with to see that the program is working correctly? Barring a bad installation, something's probably wrong with your files if they aren't playing.
 
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