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TinklePants
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

TinklePants

Clique Infiltrator, Cunning Linguist and Master Debator
Location: Edinburgh burgh burrrrrr

Total posts: 4217
Posted:A lot of the video's I've downloaded, I cant view as there is a codec missing.

can someone tell me how I can rectify this problem?

cheers
Tammie


Always use "so's your face" and "only on Tuesdays" in as many conversations possible

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strugz
BRONZE Member since Mar 2002

strugz

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Southampton - Possibly...

Total posts: 3964
Posted:yo yo yo what you need is divx and its codec stuff........



we have divx with all goodies that play almost anything at soton.... not sure if youve registerd there yet - but its a great site with lots more videos wink



here



then go to downloads / software - look for the divx 511 bundle smile


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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Sym
BRONZE Member since Sep 2004

Sym

Geek-enviro-hippy priest
Location: Diss, Norfolk

Total posts: 1858
Posted:VLC player will play anything as well:

http://www.videolan.org/


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TinklePants
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

TinklePants

Clique Infiltrator, Cunning Linguist and Master Debator
Location: Edinburgh burgh burrrrrr

Total posts: 4217
Posted:Thanks guys for rescuing a maiden in distress ubblol

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Igirisujin
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

Igirisujin

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Location: Preston

Total posts: 2666
Posted:What I do is download every media player I can think of lol, I have the latest windows media, Div X, real player, and quicktime. One of these tends to have codecs avaliable and real player will download speacial softwear when you need it if its avaliable.

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DragonFury
BRONZE Member since Mar 2005

Draco Iracundia
Location: Adelaide

Total posts: 784
Posted:UCOF has the right idea, with that pack you can play anything with windows media player, it also includes a player that plays them all also.

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bender
GOLD Member since Nov 2001

still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 6979
Posted:Klite pack is the tweaker's choice! it's almost as cool as Jon's pants.
when he's wearing them.
that wierdo.

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pineapple pete
SILVER Member since Sep 2004

pineapple pete

water based
Location: melbourne

Total posts: 5125
Posted:scince this is a thread on codecs, how could i convert a ripped monty python dvd ubbangel thats an AVI to 'AVI, XviD Mpeg4 (recomended XviD 1.0.2 codec) resolution of 220 x 176, 10fps at Maximum, 500Kbps at Maximum(recommend under 450Kbps)

cheers, pete biggrin


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DragonFury
BRONZE Member since Mar 2005

Draco Iracundia
Location: Adelaide

Total posts: 784
Posted:Adobe Premiere Pro. Love it biggrin

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flid
BRONZE Member since Aug 2002

flid

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Location: Warwickshire

Total posts: 3136
Posted:'bink and smacker' from 'rad game tools' is free and good for converting video files.

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fluffy napalm fairy


fluffy napalm fairy

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Location: Brum / Dorset / Fairy Land

Total posts: 3638
Posted:K-Lite biggrin mmmmmmmmm thank you you have fixed all my woes....

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onewheeldave
GOLD Member since Aug 2002

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Location: sheffield

Total posts: 3252
Posted:Written by: Brit_Joe

What I do is download every media player I can think of lol, I have the latest windows media, Div X, real player.................



Real Player has got an extremely dodgy history- maybe they've cleaned their act up, but, personally, i was so disgusted by their actions in the past, that I ceased to consider using their player for anything; I'd advise doing some research before downloading anything from Real.


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But you can make the Bastard work for it."

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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Total posts: 15414
Posted:"I ceased to consider using their player for anything"

Yep. I too am a "I hate Real Player" person. smile


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Ryz0r
BRONZE Member since Aug 2005

Ryz0r

member
Location: Manchester, UK

Total posts: 33
Posted:There's also another big codec pack that (i think) is better than the K-lite pack,

http://www.free-codecs.com/download/ACE_Mega_CoDecS_Pack.htm
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it's got pretty much everything you'll ever need to play a video file


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Mint Sauce
BRONZE Member since Sep 2003

veteran
Location: Lancs England

Total posts: 1453
Posted:http://www.download.com/K-Lite-Pro/3000-2196_4-10554027.html?tag=lst-0-1

before i met those lot i thought they'd be a bunch of dreadlocked hippies that smoked, set things on fire ,and drank a lot of tea but then when i met them....oh wait (PyroWill)

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