.MKV file - Audio plays, Video doesn't

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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


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