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Which Mpg???

Discussion in 'DVDR' started by zabijecie, Mar 21, 2005.

  1. zabijecie

    zabijecie Member

    Sep 7, 2004
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    how can you tell which type of codec a movie requires??? like got a movie from a freind and it runs fine in media player classic but in Microsoft media player it says i need a codec... i need the codec because when i try to convert the movie to dvd (video_ts,Audio_ts) it tells me no codec found for media player.... im using WinAvi, thank you
  2. zabijecie

    zabijecie Member

    Sep 7, 2004
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    The ending of the file extension is .MPG so which codec do i need to play it with windows media player????
  3. andmerr

    andmerr Guest

    have you got a program called avicodec.Its FREE


    Software description:

    AVIcodec v1.2 - Free multimeda files analyser :
    Gives detailled information, especially the codecs needed to play the file, and where to download those codecs if they are missing on your system.

    Recognized formats :
    Natively : AVI, ASF & WMV, Real (.rm, .rmvb), Ogg (.ogg, .ogm), Mpeg-(S)VCD-DVD (.mpg, .vob)
    Others : all those handled by DirectShow (.mp3, ...).
    Features : install program, tooltips, drag & drop support, accessible from contextual menu in Explorer, export of all the information, recusive directory analysis, ...
    Langages : Chinese, Deutsch, English, Español, Francais, Hungarian, Italiano, Nederlands, polski, Portugûes, Romanian, Russian.
    If your language is not there, please help me to add a translation in your language.
    Code : Borland C++ Builder 6. Source code available on demand.
    New : Next release (1.2) will use MediaInfo DLL to grab file information. MediaInfo adds Mastroska support and others interesting things !
    General information : I live in France in Lyon.
    Explications en français : Paco Elgino, Patarien

    Useful links
    Information on codecs :
    afree Codec (2005, updated)
    Free codecs (2005, updated)
    The FourCC definition list (2005, updated)
    Multimedia research institute (2005, updated)
    Codec Corner (2004, updated)
    Tim Taylor (2004, updated)
    KmStudio video codec page (2005, updated)
    Narod (June 2003)
    Movie Codec (2004), Forum
    MS FOURCCs for video compression (Dec 2001)
    Codec download
    Codecs packs
    Satsuki Yatoshi
    The Codecs
    Divx Digest codec page
    EkiPack (french)
    VD CodecPack (french

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