[MPlayer-users] QuickTime.qts Invalid Ptr handle!

Philip Walden pwaldenlinux at comcast.net
Tue Aug 12 16:52:39 CEST 2008

Philip Walden wrote:
> Hello
> I am trying to play a dv from my cell phone and I get a "Invalid Ptr 
> handle!" error from the codecs I just downloaded from the mplayer site.
> I searched the list archives for a solution, I only saw a few reports of 
> a problem, but no answers.
> Any ideas as to a solution?
> ======================
> QuickTime6.3 DLLs found
> QuickTime.qts patched!!! old entry=0x6693c3e0
> theQuickTimeDispatcher catched -> 0x6693c3e0
> WARNING! Invalid Ptr handle!
> ADecoder preinit failed :(
> ADecoder init failed :(
> Cannot find codec for audio format 0x706C6351.
I have found folks reporting this problem since 2002, but no answers.

This looks like a forgotten corner of mplayer?

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