[MPlayer-users] My first try to play HDTV demos ...

Giacomo Comes comes at naic.edu
Thu Apr 14 15:30:50 CEST 2005

On Thu, Apr 14, 2005 at 11:15:41AM +0200, Rainer Hantsch wrote:
> Hello!
> I just got some movie files from my son's friend. This are HDTV files in
> 1080px and 720px width.
> I tried to play them with my mplayer, but it tells me that it misses codecs or
> has difficulties with them. This is primarily a question of interestand no
> emergency, but it would still be funny to get this working.
> Can someone tell me what I actually must do to get this working? Is it a
> missing codec or must I pass some special options to mplayer? Of course, it is
> also possible that mplayer is too old, but when I read about all this
> difficulties with the latest ones, I am a little bit afraid to upgrade. ;-)

There are no special difficulties in the last relase.

If you compile yourself mplayer, you can install it where you like
and in this way you can have even 10 different version on your system
and test them separately.


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