Kubuntu Hardy won't play .bin movie?

Jonas Norlander jonorland at gmail.com
Tue Dec 2 10:19:16 UTC 2008

2008/12/2 Octavian Florea <miron.florea at web.de>:
> On 12/01/2008 05:32 PM, Steven Vollom wrote:
>> It did not mention a .cue, only .bin.
> Very odd, I have never met a .bin video file before. After a bit of
> reading I found that vlc and mplayer could play such files, with mixed
> results. Have you tried mplayer?
> You said it appeared as an archive. Try opening it with Ark or use rar
> directly from the command line if you have it installed. If it can list
> its contents then it's an image.

I think that the VCD standard are using BIN as it's file-extensions
for it's MPEG-PS.
To find out what kind of file it is, you have the file command. It's
not 100% accurate but for most of the time it get it right.

/ Jonas

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