[MPlayer-users] file requiring avisynth.dll

Rich Felker dalias at aerifal.cx
Wed Sep 28 17:27:06 CEST 2005

On Wed, Sep 28, 2005 at 04:07:51PM +0200, Hanno Böck wrote:
> Hi,
> Trying to play this file:
> http://www.the-mario-opera.com/mariopera_high.mov
> I got this error (release and cvs):
> Cache fill:  0.00% (187 bytes)    Win32 LoadLibrary failed to load: 
> avisynth.dll, /usr/lib/win32/avisynth.dll, /usr/local/lib/win32/avisynth.dll
> avisynth.dll is not part of the win32 codecs packages and I couldn't find it 
> for download anywhere (well, just some windows installers).
> Where can I find it?

This means that none of the demuxers in mplayer were able to read the
file, so mplayer decided to fallback to trying to load it with
avisynth dll. Almost surely this just means the file is hopelessly
corrupt, unsupported, or unplayable. Getting avisynth.dll will not


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