[MPlayer-users] Re: mplayer and divx (not mpeg, the dead pay for play dvd format)

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Sat Mar 15 02:24:27 CET 2003

On Fri, Mar 14, 2003 at 07:31:23PM +0100, Tobias Diedrich wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]

> D Richard Felker III wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 13, 2003 at 09:44:09PM -0600, Michael Osten wrote:
> > > Does mplayer (or anything) support divx using linux?
> > 
> > Yes, of course. Did you read the web page at all? :)
> He means the propriatary "Pay per view" DVD format called DIVX.
> http://www.cedmagic.com/history/rca-divx-ps8680z.html
> I don't think that one is supported by mplayer, is it?

Oh, he should have put that in the message; I didn't even read the
subject... Anyway, it's possible that mplayer does support this
format, or that it could with some minor changes to lavc. IIRC, this
"divx" was also an mpeg4 variant.


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