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Old 09-05-2005, 03:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm a hardware guy So what kind of file is an .avi file? And does anyone know a program that coverts media files?
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Old 09-05-2005, 03:16 AM   #2 (permalink)
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its a compressed movie format.

use DivX player to watch it.
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K, thanks. No wonder 90% of my video files weren't working on RealPlayer, lol.
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Old 09-05-2005, 05:38 AM   #4 (permalink)
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windows media player plays them. im surprised real player doesnt. most digital cameras that do small video clips are in avi
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Download and try VLC. I haven't found a file it can't play yet.

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
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Old 09-05-2005, 01:13 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I have winamp with a ton of codecs so I can pretty much disregard file types for movies.
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