[MPlayer-users] Mencoder 20060608 cannot play ".rm"

Andreas Hasenack ahasenack at terra.com.br
Fri Jun 9 18:10:34 CEST 2006

On Fri, Jun 09, 2006 at 11:47:21AM +0000, hob4bit - wrote:
> MPlayer encoded XivD movies cannot be played in Windows Media Player
> while having XviD 1.1 codec for Windows installed. I have some useful
> advice but nothing seems to work.
> I suspect that MPlayer encoded XviD fiels do not stick to the Microsoft AVI
> standard. MPlayer should not use extensiosn to the AVI format as its a
> Microsoft standard.

It's probably just a different FOURCC code. I think mplayer uses FFMP4. There
have been some posts in the past about the right fourcc code for poor windows
to be able to play some videos.

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