View Full Version : [ubuntu] WMV3 problem VLC & MPLAYER

August 9th, 2010, 04:40 PM
I have a "wmv" file, forgot the original error message but the status at the moment.Oh yes I think I did everything correctly installing "medibuntu".
Current status:-
Both have sound but no video
MPlayer.....Error Opening/initializing the selected video_out(-vo) device
VLC.........VLC does not support the audio or video format "WMV3" etc.

Where do I look, what do I do, point me in the right direction please.....
Cheers Guys

August 10th, 2010, 05:35 PM
have you installed the restricted-extras yet

i use ubuntu hardy so not sure what you need to type in

hope this points you the right way

August 11th, 2010, 02:50 PM
Spot on......yes I had forgotten to install restricted-extras