[MPlayer-users] codecs.conf? where is it?

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Mon Jan 12 19:56:17 CET 2004

On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 07:16:05PM +0100, Alvaro Prudente wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > Default codecs.conf is compiled into the binary, so copying it to 
> > ~/.mplayer isn't needed anymore. Just download the win32 codec packs 
> > from mplayer site and put them into /usr/lib/win32.
> Thank you guys it works now...
> But let me ask you two more questions:
> a) How is it with other codecs: it is recommended to put them into the
> same folder or in which folder could I put them?
> b) How is it about MPlayer & SVCD support? a divx CD runs now OK but
> with a SVCD CD I had problems and it showed me a codec/filetype error

You play [s]vcd with mplayer vcd://1 (or whatever the track number
is). Do NOT mount the cd and try to play the files on it. They're
fakes to make windows happy.


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