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KnickKnack Thu 20-Aug-09 19:45:24

I have a few movie clips of the kids, one in particular I would hate to lose.
They were taken via a webcam, they are .avi files.
I normally play them on VLC.

They usually play just fine...but not today,
The sound if fine, but there is no picture

any ideas?

KnickKnack Thu 20-Aug-09 20:01:12

I just downloaded an updated version of VLC.

When I tried to play the movie clip this error message appeared (still has sound but no picture):

No suitable decoder module:
VLC does not support the audio or video format "IV50". Unfortunately there is no way for you to fix this

RustyBear Thu 20-Aug-09 20:03:17

Some answers here

KnickKnack Thu 20-Aug-09 20:22:17

I've already tried the codec option...that didn't work.

I'll give GOMplayer a go, and if that doesn't work I'll look at the other suggestions

thanks

KnickKnack Thu 20-Aug-09 20:26:58

well whadaya know, Gomplayer worked

happy days grin

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