Help! I can't play an SVCD mpeg video file!

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  1. NickSo

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    I was unable to play it with WinDVD, which I thought was able to read SVCD MPEG files.

    I would recommend the QuickTime format anyway. If encoded properly, QuickTime usually produces the best-looking results of any codec (short of DVD MPEG-2), although DIVX is very close.
     
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    I was able to play it with WMP8, but it first had to download a codec.

    Steve
     
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    Windows Media does not support MPEG-2 unless you have a 3rdparty codec. The licensing fees are just too much for them to subsidise
     
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    Dangit! I would've thought this was the best quality one coz of the resolution... [​IMG] Ohwell...
     
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    You can play it in any DVD Player software
     
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    I made a mistake in my first reply, the one I watched in WMP8 was in WMP format. But I did download the SVCD MPEG2 format and it does play in my Power DVD 4 software, and should in any other DVD software.

    Steve
     
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    Thanks guys, i got it working with PowerDVD [​IMG] Looks awesome
     

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