[MPlayer-users] .wma audio fails to play - an example

Dominik Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Sat Jul 26 12:51:00 CEST 2003

On Friday, 25 July 2003, Raphael Clifford wrote:
> Here is the example audio file that does not appear to be playable under 
> linux.  You have to unzip it to even get to the .wma file even though 
> under windows there is no need to as Media Player seems to understand 
> .wmd files.
> http://www.jesus.ox.ac.uk/~rcliffor/Average_Boy.wmd
> If we could find some way to play these files that would a fantastic 
> step forward. At the moment it seems that you can't play a lot of music 
> you have bought and downloaded online!

It's a zipfile containing another zipfile (with some graphics), an asx
playlist and wma audio, which doesn't play a sound. :(

MPlayer RPMs maintainer: http://www.piorunek.pl/~dominik/linux/pkgs/mplayer/
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