[Matroska-users] Re: Having trouble with this .mkv file of mine...

Christian HJ Wiesner chris at matroska.org
Sun Sep 19 22:19:21 CEST 2004


try the VLC player from http://www.videolan.org if you are on Windows 98 
.... otherwise you should upgrade your DirectX to Ver. 9 , and try again 
with MPC from http://sf.net/projects/guliverkli .....

matroska project admin

Yama wrote:

>Hey, i noticed your threads on Moviecodec.com (chris) and I was wondering whether or not you could help me with a problem of mine...I just finished downloading a .mkv video torrent.  It's about 25 min. long.  I downloaded the matroska pack with FFDShow,
> Oggvorbis, the works...I even got The Core Media Player, but when I try to play it, my comp. freezes up (work light goes off, mouse freezes).  I checked the # of tracks and Codec ID off of the core media player, and this is what i came up with:
>One video track, two audio tracks, and one subtitle track;
>track #1 (video):
>Extra Codec Info: XviD MPEG-4 codec (XVID)
>track #2 (audio):
>Codec ID: A_AC3
>track #3 (audio):
>track #4 (subtitle):
>Codec ID: S_TEXT/UTF8
>I have no idea what my problem is, i have already installed the XviD, AC3, and OGG Vorbis codecs...and i know the subs arent the problem....please help me out here...i'm completely in the dark.
>BTW, i'm working with a Win98 in case that helps you diagnose my problem.
>Thanks in advance...

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