windows media player asks for samr codec

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12-27-2009 03:59 PM
lars

changing to .3gp won’t work, neither will converting to .avi

the funny thing is that i’ve played these clips earlier, with the sound working.

any tips? reply

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01-03-2010 09:15 PM
hpvs15c

.mp4 to .3gp is a sure fix. thanks guys! reply

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01-20-2010 04:03 PM
Steph Collis

Hi, I can confirm that changing the file extention to .3gp returned the audio to my video.

The downside is that it will only play that audio in Quicktime Player. From my research I would say that there is no way to get Windows Media or VLC player to play this properly.

Therefore,

Change file extention to .3gp
Open with Quick time.

Hope that helps! reply

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02-10-2010 06:23 PM
zzk

try quick time, I got it should play it. reply

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02-14-2010 02:20 PM
Tommie

Don’t understand this. VLC doesn’t work. Change extension didn’t work but now suddenly Windows Media Player works! reply

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02-24-2010 12:21 AM
Mark Schneider

Renaming the file from .mp4 to .3gp works for me - I hear audio. My particular ".mp4” file was created from Windows Mobile 6.1 on an AT&T Pure. reply

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04-25-2010 10:54 AM
Yeah

This really sucks. All phone-catched videos is ready for fuck your father :S reply

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04-28-2010 06:57 PM
miguel saldanha

can i put a video with samr audio format on youtube? reply

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05-14-2010 04:14 AM
Faisal

i tried to play a 3gp file with windows media player. the player plays the movie but there is no picture. the player asks for samr codec.
which codec is required to be installed.

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05-26-2010 01:31 AM
Woodchuck111

miguel saldanha wrote:
can i put a video with samr audio format on youtube?

Yes. In fact, to fix the file, upload it to YouTube. Once YouTube converts it, then download it in mp4 format (I use the Video DownloadHelper add-on for Firefox) and the sound is fixed (at least this works for the videos created with my Samsung Comeback Mobile Phone).

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/3006/ reply

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07-02-2010 12:17 AM
Mike Hunt

download the latest vlc player from the videolan website - it plays the .mp4 file with sound :D ! reply

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08-11-2010 10:15 AM
Sue

Mike Hunt wrote:
download the latest vlc player from the videolan website - it plays the .mp4 file with sound :D !

Yes and it will also play the .3gp files with sound! Make sure you download the right version: the 1.1.2 is the newest.

Or just click the “check for updates” button in the help-menu. reply

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08-13-2010 12:45 AM
Fred

Sorry but renaming the *.mp4 to *.3pg did not give me sound. reply

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08-13-2010 12:46 AM
Fred

Sorry but renaming the *.mp4 to *.3gp did not give me sound. reply

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09-13-2010 10:26 AM
parth jani

mp4 file downloaded from mobile played with windows media player but there is no sound. media player asks for samr codec please help me reply

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09-17-2010 12:38 PM
dollie

my mobile makes mp4 video whose audio is unsupportable. . . . . samr codec is required plz help me solve this problem?? reply

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10-07-2010 05:47 PM
mappy

download ffdshow, job done, no silly players or hacks required :) reply

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11-02-2010 12:01 AM
AngleOfDeath

try universal MPEG4 codec. reply

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03-12-2011 09:02 AM
asif uttra

as reply

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03-12-2011 03:32 PM
emil

codec reply

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