Subject: Re: MPEG 4 players
To: Staffan Thomen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Tomasz Luchowski <email@example.com>
Date: 08/13/2001 07:58:38
On Mon, Aug 13, 2001 at 03:34:02AM +0300, Staffan Thomen wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 24, 2001 at 07:18:48PM -0400, Todd Vierling wrote:
> > On Tue, 24 Jul 2001, Emre Yildirim wrote:
> > : > These are both ancient MPEG-1 (as used on Video-CD) players, they
> > : > don't even play MPEG-2 streams (as used on Video-DVD)
> > : Oh, that's weird....I can watch DivX movies with mpegtv though.
> > To clarify: "DivX ;-)" and the obsolescent DVD-console competitor "DIVX"
> > are not the same beast. The former is a compression method that uses
> > MPEG-4; the latter is a good idea executed badly <g>.
> About that, has anyone heard of a player yet that does not use windows dll
> It's kind of annoying to have to use the laptop (with an ESS soundcard that
> there is no driver for yet) instead of the SGI with 20" screen.
As far as I know (I read it on mplayer's homepage) mplayer should work on non-i386
if you use another codec than the one based on windows dlls.
/* Tomasz Luchowski <firstname.lastname@example.org> */