[MPlayer-users] Cannot play WMA9 with mplayer?

m.mohr at laposte.net m.mohr at laposte.net
Fri Jan 23 05:52:17 CET 2004

I am having the exact problem described here:


I have done the modification to codecs.conf and come up with the same
error message.  The file I am trying to play was obtained here:


You cannot stream this url for some reason as-is.  You have to follow
these instructions (basically specify mmst:// instead of mms://):


I used mplayer -dumpstream -dumpfile $num.wma <url> which will save the
audio to disk, but that doesn't help me play it.  I can play the dumped
file in Windows Media Player on my XP machine, so I know it contains

Has this ever been resolved?

I appreciate any reply.  Thank you for your time.


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