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Windows 7: can WMC play mkv files?


17 Jun 2009   #1

Win7 x64 7232
 
 
can WMC play mkv files?

i installed the win7codecs (Shark007.net - Windows 7 Codecs) and WMP can play them fine


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17 Jun 2009   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 
WMP and MKV files

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by foreversilent004 View Post
i installed the win7codecs (Shark007.net - Windows 7 Codecs) and WMP can play them fine
Im not sure if you are asking if it can or saying that you got it to work with mkv files. there is a player that deals with mkv files easily. Thats media player classic homecinema.

Hope this helps

Ken
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17 Jun 2009   #3

Win7 x64 7232
 
 

no, i want to use WMC, i really like the interface. can it play mkv files or am i missing something?
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17 Jun 2009   #4

Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by foreversilent004 View Post
no, i want to use WMC, i really like the interface. can it play mkv files or am i missing something?
Not by default you would need to install something like Project Remoulade
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17 Jun 2009   #5

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 
wmp and mkv files

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by foreversilent004 View Post
no, i want to use WMC, i really like the interface. can it play mkv files or am i missing something?
Yes WMP can play MKV files (i just played one) but you need the proper codecs, and drivers. For an explanation go here AfterDawn.com: Guides: How to play MKV files.
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17 Jun 2009   #6

Win7 x64 7232
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Yes WMP can play MKV files (i just played one) but you need the proper codecs, and drivers. For an explanation go here AfterDawn.com: Guides: How to play MKV files.
yes, i know already.. but i want to use MPC too

i will try the divx add on
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18 Jun 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

If you use MPC with sharks codecs you have to disable all the codecs except AVI in MPC so they don't conflict
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18 Jun 2009   #8

Windows 7 RC2 7201
 
 

I hate shark codec, simply install FFDSHOW and matrushka spliter and you are set.

and f you like the interface u might wanna consider installing 'media browser' addon its awesome.


here i googled up for an example:
MKVs for Minimalists on Windows 7 -- Hack7MC.COM
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18 Jun 2009   #9

Windows 7 - RC Build 7100
 
 

Yes windows media player on any windows can play any format if you have shark.net's codec packs installed http://shark007.net
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18 Jun 2009   #10

Win7 x64 7232
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Exesperated View Post
I hate shark codec, simply install FFDSHOW and matrushka spliter and you are set.

and f you like the interface u might wanna consider installing 'media browser' addon its awesome.


here i googled up for an example:
MKVs for Minimalists on Windows 7 -- Hack7MC.COM
this worked for me! thanks
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