Can anyone play xvid?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by fizx, Jul 20, 2010.

  1. fizx

    fizx Active Member
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    I can't seem to play xvid on my phone.
     

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  2. beertha

    beertha Active Member
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    I dont have the Captivate yet but I did go to the store and put in a microsd card that contained several vids. 1 of those were xvid encoded .avi's. 2 were also H264 and AVC encoded .mkv's. and 1 was an .flv video. They all played fine. The largest of the .avi's had AC3 audio and xvid compression at 2Mbs bitrate.
    Perhaps your xvid file has a higher quality bitrate that the phone can handle?
    When I get the phone I will test the max bitrate capabilities of the video player.
     
  3. fizx

    fizx Active Member
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    I found the answer. I had to change the containter format from avi to mp4. The video and audio were just copied into the new containter and only takes a minute to do. For some reason it doesn't like the avi format.
     
  4. dsjr2006

    dsjr2006 Well-Known Member
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    No issues with Xvid avi here
     
  5. beertha

    beertha Active Member
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    Yup I played quite a few .avi also they were a mixture of xvid and divx encoded videos with ac3 audio. Better yet, it plays .mkv flawlessly. I love this phone.
     
  6. rurouni572

    rurouni572 Member
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    I was having all kinds of issues with my various h264 files. I had to re-encode them with x264 into .mkv's. It's playing xvid .avi's just fine though.
     

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