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Old 26-11-2007, 08:14
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Question Trouble converting and playing XVID

Hi I am new to this game, I am using a Mac and I am having trouble watching files with the XVID format. Ive tried using divx, real, VLC and quicktime players.

If I cannot play Xvid how can I convert it to AVI or Mp4 so that I can view it?

Also If I burn Xvid to disk which program should I use so that it is possible to play on a normal DVD player.
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Old 26-11-2007, 08:54
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I think VLC (at least, for the PC) has the XviD codec built into it. But you should try MPlayer (if it has a Mac port) anyway. And isn't there a stand-alone installable XviD codec, too?

You cannot convert XviD to AVI or MP4 because XviD is a compression format and AVI and MP4 is a container format (the two have nothing to do with each other).

You cannot play XviD videos on a "normal" DVD player, only on a DivX-compatible one. But even those may choke on videos that contain extensions to the MPEG-4 standard such as GMC, QPel or B-VOP; you should check those extensions with a software that can show the properties of video files.
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Angry codec problem error

error says" the software codec thats used to decode media is not available on system ..im am useing 1clickdvd movie no problems till this movie .."good luck chuck ".how do i find the right decoder // or fix codec error ps the file is a avi dl..
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Old 09-12-2007, 23:07
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combined community codec pack,that'll solve that for you.
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Official site of the XviD-Codec: http://www.xvid.org/
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