[Matroska-users] WHat?

Ivan Kowalenko ivan.kowalenko at gmail.com
Mon Nov 27 17:16:29 CET 2006


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On Nov 23, 2006, at 08.14, richard commissione wrote:

> I have downloaded libmatroska for fc6 rpm and the files still dont  
> play.

That's because libmatroska is used for creating files. What player  
are you trying to use? MPlayer and VLC work with MKCs out of the box.

> Seriously do we really need another file format that we need to  
> install non working codecs for.

It's not a codec, it's a container. There's a big difference.

> I just used up my download limit on files that dont even play with  
> your codec.

That's because you downloaded the wrong thing. Just use MPlayer. As a  
Linux user, I'm going to assume you know your way around the command  
line.

> How about you standardize your format and make sure it works with  
> every operating system before you release and I ahve to put up with  
> people serving these files up on the internet before they have  
> seamless support in all media players.

Believe it or not, but I've had no problem using MKVs in Debian,  
Ubuntu, Mac OS X, and Windows. VLC and MPlayer support the files, no  
issues whatsoever, so I'm going to assume it's a problem with your  
media player not supporting MKV at all. Please go back and research  
the issue a little more before complaining. Thank you!

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