Playing .asx video files (via mms stream)

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Thu Jul 13 15:44:02 UTC 2006

On 13/07/06, Tez <binary_y2k2 at> wrote:
> It depends what codec is used in the file, you might be able to tell by
> holding
> the cursor over the file and see if it says there, or you could go in a
> console and
> type "file filename.asx"
> eg:
> when I used mimms to download a radio stream i got,
> tez at host:~$ file output
> output: Microsoft ASF
> So I make can tell the media player to use the asf codec if it doesn't
> recognise it.
> Tez

Thanks, Tez. I don't seem to have an ASF codec installed. Off to google...

Dotan Cohen

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