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#1 CalusBlade

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Posted 10 May 2009 - 07:44 PM

I have some files but my cousin told me that if I don't reach the requirements, it will jump on me. I wanna know the minimal requirements for to play it with out it jumping on me or a good program that would work so it won't jump.

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If I can't, a converter would be nice as well.

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#2 CalusBlade

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Posted 11 May 2009 - 08:50 PM

Since I can't edit it. This is a video file and some people tell me its one of those Super High quality files. Something you see in a HDTV.

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Posted 11 May 2009 - 10:48 PM

VLC should play them.
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Posted 12 May 2009 - 05:00 AM

..and ALSHOW is another good one which will tell you if it needs another codec
http://www.altools.com/Downloads/ALShow.aspx

SUPER is a good program to convert anything. It is available at the bottom of this page
http://www.erightsoft.com/S6Kg1.html

As you say, Matroska are HQ so better to try and play them as is.

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 06:18 PM

Windows Player Classic and KMPlayer can do the job

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 11:18 PM

MKV files are Matroska coded video files. VLCPlayer and KLite Mega Codec pack both can play them.
I have played them on my old-old P3 with 128 MB ram. Your computer can play them fine :thumbsup:

Yes Matroska encoded files are real superb in compression at very less quality reduction. But not as good as HDTV.
You can compress a 5GB DVD into a 500 MB MKV file with a basic VCD quality.

http://www.matroska.org
http://www.free-codecs.com/download/K_lite_codec_pack.htm
http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

Edited by Romeo29, 21 July 2009 - 11:19 PM.





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