.MKV file - Audio plays, Video doesn't


I’ve installed ffdshow-20040808 and the official Matroska codec pack (with the Morgan Stream Switcher). However, when I try to play a certain .mkv file in Media Player 9, only the audio plays, not the video. What am I missing??? Is my file corrupt? How do I check/fix it?

I tried playing the file in ZoomPlayer and TCMP. In ZoomPlayer, I get an error saying that either the file is corrupted OR I am missing codecs. When I open the file in TCMP, the program immediately crashes.

I’ve tried to play other .mkv sample files, but I either get error messages saying I’m missing something (without telling me what) or the program crashes.

Thanks in advance!!! :)

(^_^) Lysis (^_^) reply

Hmm, I’ve managed to play the sample file from the following site:


...but still not the file I want to play. reply


Hey, im trying to play a .mkv file, and i cant find any program to play it. Suggestions anyone? reply


Feed the file into videotoolbox to determine the codec(s) you need. (don’t use gspot or avicodec -videotoolbox is the only program that will read matroska at this time) reply


To Helix: read this page
http://www.matroska.org/downloads/windows.html reply


Thanks! ;) reply


With all the wonderful tnhgis Miss Arthur has done in her life including the Ali Center, wouldn’t it be great to see her final interview, in HER OWN WORDS talking about her career etc.I love your site and I thought you might like it. We need to contact Merv Griffin Productions and see if entire interview will be aired. I’d hate for an full interview with Bea or the other ladies in the clip to go unseen. All the best,Phillip reply


Post Your Answer

Your reply
Your name
or log in
Verify you're human

By submitting this form you agree to our posting rules,
privacy policy and our disclaimer.