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Windows 7: MKV video files

13 Sep 2009   #1
GfromHull

windows 7 pro X64
 
 
MKV video files

Is there a way to play .MKV through media center onto my xbox 360?


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13 Sep 2009   #2
sergiogarcia9

 

I think so Should be pretty easy. Install a codec for mkv, and try
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13 Sep 2009   #3
GfromHull

windows 7 pro X64
 
 

I have a codec installed and it will play through windows media player but cant play it through media center on my xbox.... could I be doing something wrong?

I can see the file but when I try to play it, the messages says No audio/video codec installed!
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13 Sep 2009   #4
sergiogarcia9

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GfromHull View Post
I have a codec installed and it will play through windows media player but cant play it through media center on my xbox.... could I be doing something wrong?

I can see the file but when I try to play it, the messages says No audio/video codec installed!
Does it say that in Media center (when you just run it on your pc)?
try this How to play MKV, MKV to AVI, MKV to DVD, MKV to Xbox 360 or Playstation 3 - VideoHelp.com
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13 Sep 2009   #5
GfromHull

windows 7 pro X64
 
 

http://www.lauraandgraham.karoo.net/desktop.jpg

This is what it says on my PC but my Xbox says No codec installed
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13 Sep 2009   #7
GfromHull

windows 7 pro X64
 
 

Found this MKVs for Minimalists on Windows 7

works a treat
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13 Sep 2009   #8
A320

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I use TVersity and can watch pretty much anything via my xbox360 as a media center. MKV's are no problem, but the xbox does not play that format natively so TVersity transcodes it on the fly, therefore you'll need good CPU performance to keep up. If not you can dumb down the resolution via the TVersity settings and play the files at a quality in which your computer can keep up with but then you're missing out on HD, and who would want to do that!

As a reference, when I used to have a dual core, it wasn't enough to transcode into full 1080P but with my current specs, I now can.

TVersity - Home
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15 Sep 2009   #9
whertigo

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Divx is working on this, and there is a technical preview of the functionality available for download: DivX Tech Preview: MKV on Windows 7 | DivX Labs - Everywhere Communication Occurs Community Happens

I have not tested it yet, and you have to register to be able to download, but it's free.
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15 Sep 2009   #10
Ex14

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit.
 
 

Shark 007 codecs let u run mkv onmedia center when i was running on RC....maybe u wanna try that out?
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