Author Topic: x264 mkv files  (Read 945 times)

talisman013

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x264 mkv files
« on: October 24, 2007, 05:58:52 pm »
I am having issues playing 720p/1080i/1080p mkv files with LinuxMCE. If I install Mythdora 4.0 on the same PC, all is good. I am sure its a software/driver issue.

When I play files, there are random green blotches. If I try to skip forward, video stops and randomly crashes.

I am using Xine to play, but have tried Kaffeine with the same results.

I tried updating the Nvidia drivers, things got worse.

Ideas?

DeadPenguin

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Re: x264 mkv files
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2007, 07:48:32 pm »
My wifes Greys Anatomy episodes are of that format and I watch them with VLC on Mac.
I would make the assumption that it would work for Linux. Worth a try. I am not a fan of xine or totem.  I use Mplayer and VLC for the majority of my viewing needs on Linux.


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Re: x264 mkv files
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2007, 07:00:22 am »
My wifes Greys Anatomy episodes are of that format and I watch them with VLC on Mac.
I would make the assumption that it would work for Linux. Worth a try. I am not a fan of xine or totem.  I use Mplayer and VLC for the majority of my viewing needs on Linux.


Regards,
Blair

yep the mplayer can play most mkv/h.264 and much bether than xine...