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Windows 7: mvb files

02 Aug 2009   #1
zay

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
mvb files

Any of you guys tried playing mvb files in mce yet? If so, how did you get it to play? What is the quality of the videos? I am downloading all of the dragon ball series from regular dragon ball, all the way thru the gt series (17GB).


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02 Aug 2009   #2
mikinho
Microsoft MVP

6x W2K8 R2 (x64), 6x W7 7600 (x64), 2x Gentoo (x64), 1x Ubuntu 9.04 (x64), 1x pfSense (FreeBSD)
 
 

I believe MVB is either a Multimedia Viewer Book Source File or a Real Network file type. A Multimedia Viewer Book doesn't make much sense as I thought that was only really used by Microsoft for storing audio and video clips used in help files. I could be wrong though.

If is a Real Network file, you can try Real Alternative. Basically any video\audio format that has a corresponding DirectShow or Media Foundation can be played in Media Center. Sometimes the codec\splitter\decoder is enough, other times you'll also need a registry key to set the perceived video type.
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03 Aug 2009   #3
zay

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Thanks, I will dl one file and if it plays well, then I will get the rest of it.
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