[Matroska-devel] Trying to open a MKV file that is beind downloaded.

Mike Matsnev mike at po.cs.msu.su
Wed Jul 13 09:46:53 CEST 2005

On Wed, Jul 13, 2005 at 12:59:59AM -0400, Jimmy Jarrell wrote:
> 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." 
> The file I am trying to open is one that is currently be downloaded and I 
> wanted to view the file to make sure it was what the title said. I have done 
> some research on your website as well as around the web but I haven't been 
> able to find a fix. Would the fact that I am still downloading the file 
> produce this error? Thank you for any help.
This means that the very first header of the file is not downloaded yet.
The file cannot be played without it.


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