On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 11:32 AM, Michael Mol <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 2:23 PM, Mark Knecht <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 11:13 AM, Michael Hampicke <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>>> Video-codecs? I haven't seen a video in years that was not playable by 64bit
>>>>> ffmpeg based players but worked with 32bit.
>>>> Lots of wmv files won't play in 64-bit. That's the only one I have
>>>> trouble with. They play fine in 32-bit Gentoo.
>>> Mark, was thinking of you and your videos that don't play on 64bit when
>>> I read Volkers statement
>>> ffmpeg know lots of shit, but not all if it.
>> Yeah, that's the truth. I suspect this specific case just lacks a
>> smart developer who wants to figure it all out and do the work to make
>> an Open Source codec that plays the file type, but maybe there's
>> patents and other junk that gets in the way.
> It's possible they just don't have a sample to work with. If you can
> send it to them, they can at least add it to their samples archives.
>> And really, as I use a lot of VM's all day long, it doesn't seem
>> overly important any more. It's trivial to just run a Windows VM to
>> play wmv files whereas finding someone in the Linux world who actually
>> cares about supporting and promoting the wmv format seems like a waste
>> of my time and theirs. They can work on better things.
> There are containers and codecs. Most containers are supported,
> leaving the codecs.
> Can you post the output of 'mplayer -identify $filename' on that file?
Point me toward a samples archive and I'll post a file.
The file plays audio in mplayer. There is no video which is consistent
with what I see here. Granted, this is 64-bit and I don't have
win32codecs installed which is what plays it on the 32-bit VM.
mark@c2stable ~/Builder/1_BrooksPriceAction/2012_04 $ mplayer
MPlayer SVN-r33094-4.5.3 (C) 2000-2011 MPlayer Team
ASF file format detected.
[asfheader] Audio stream found, -aid 1
[asfheader] Video stream found, -vid 2
VIDEO: [MSS2] 1366x740 24bpp 1000.000 fps 4971.0 kbps (606.8 kbyte/s)
Load subtitles in ./
Requested video codec family [wmsdmod] (vfm=dmo) not available.
Enable it at compilation.
Requested video codec family [wms10dmod] (vfm=dmo) not available.
Enable it at compilation.
Cannot find codec matching selected -vo and video format 0x3253534D.
Opening audio decoder: [ffmpeg] FFmpeg/libavcodec audio decoders
AUDIO: 44100 Hz, 1 ch, s16le, 20.0 kbit/2.84% (ratio: 2501->88200)
Selected audio codec: [ffwmav2] afm: ffmpeg (DivX audio v2 (FFmpeg))
AO: [alsa] 48000Hz 1ch s16le (2 bytes per sample)
Video: no video
A: 16.1 (16.0) of 8713.8 ( 2:25:13.8) 0.3%
MPlayer interrupted by signal 2 in module: play_audio
A: 16.1 (16.1) of 8713.8 ( 2:25:13.8) 0.3%