[MPlayer-users] mencoder compatibility with Windows media player.

Alexander Noe' alexander.noe at s2001.tu-chemnitz.de
Thu May 19 12:14:19 CEST 2005

Michel Bardiaux wrote:

> What are the formats and codecs that Windows-XP can play 'out of the 
> box'? Or at least using only software from MS?

Almost nothing, not even simple plain AVI files with 2 audio streams,
even though even the old, original AVI format supports 99 of them.

M$ does not yet have any working media player.

 > (This is to placate some customers for which 'security' equates with 
'MS purity'; no flames please!)

They have to choose between watching movies and using only M$ware...


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