Re: [videoblogging] New Olympic Vlog

On 21/08/2004, at 3:58 AM, M. Sean Gilligan wrote:

> This is a fairly common behavior across players. What (I'm pretty
> sure) is happening here is that WM player is not recognizing the
> *audio* codec that was used and that is what the error message is
> about. It then goes ahead to play the video track since it has the
> *video* codec.

yep. for eg you used to be able to play avi in QuickTime as long as it
was compressed with a codec that QT knew about, say cinepak. but if it
is compressed using a codec that is Windows only then QT will try to
handle it but probably can't show it. Same thing happens the other way.

cheers
Adrian Miles
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