Video codecs: why are .WMV, .MPEG, .MPG, .AVI, etc. impossible to watch?


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  1. merciadriluca

    merciadriluca Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Hi,

    Why are .WMV, .MPEG, .MPG, .AVI, etc, impossible to watch? Have these codecs already been ported to Android, or not? I mean... can I download them somewhere (bundled with a program or not, )? .3gp is not the only format around!

    Thanks.
     

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  2. h0odlam

    h0odlam Well-Known Member

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    i have the beta version of rock(divx) player and it works great.
     
  3. Eazail70x7

    Eazail70x7 Well-Known Member

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    I think that the Galaxy S phones can play all those formats natively. Not sure if that helps
     
  4. merciadriluca

    merciadriluca Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Thanks. I need it! Hope it's going to be out soon.

    Thanks for pointing this. However, I'm using an HTC Desire, and I can't find why the Galaxy S can play all these video formats.
     
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    Working great is a overstatement on my evo. The sound has volume and playback issues. At least it works.
     
  6. merciadriluca

    merciadriluca Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    That's already that. With Stream Media Player, I only get sound (but no images) for videos...
     
  7. takeshi

    takeshi Well-Known Member

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    First of all, AVI isn't a codec. It's a file format and it's basically a wrapper (like MOV and some other formats out there). AVI's can contain any number of different codecs out there.

    It's also not the only option supported stock. There's MP4 as well. ;)
     
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    liquidmonkey Well-Known Member

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    double thumbs up for ROCK PLAYER .......... so good and bye bye frustration ;)
     
  9. merciadriluca

    merciadriluca Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Sure, but I never said that AVI was a codec!

    Well, I should have mentioned it too ;)
     
  10. merciadriluca

    merciadriluca Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Same remark as before; I'll use it once it will be downloadable. :)
     
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    liquidmonkey Well-Known Member

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  12. merciadriluca

    merciadriluca Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Thanks a lot!
     

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