[Matroska-devel] Error opening a MKV file

Christian HJ Wiesner chris at matroska.org
Sun Jul 10 10:09:16 CEST 2005


i am sorry to say that your file has likely been corrupted. I recommend 
you to load mkvtoolnix from http://mkvtoolonix.matroska.org , start the 
GUI ( mmg.exe ) and load your file in there. If mmg doesnt recognize it 
as MKV file, its corrupt.

matroska project admin

Jimmy Jarrell schrieb:

> I have installed all the approipriate codecs and I am also using TCMP 
> as well as MPC but I still get this error: "First element in file is 
> not EBML."  I have done some research on your website as well as 
> around the web but I haven't been able to find a fix.  Any help you 
> can give me would be very appreciated.
> Jimmy "WolfBurns" Jarrell

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