Topic - Ubuntu MPlayer can't play WVC1 video?



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Topic Starter brianp - Posted on Wednesday, June 16 2010 01:43:47 PM
Hi,
I am using Ubuntu 9.10/64 and am trying to view a MKV file containing a WMV1 video. No video. Here's the error message:
[email protected]:~/Videos/cuttlefish$ gmplayer title02.mkv
MPlayer 1.0rc3-4.4.1 (C) 2000-2009 MPlayer Team
[GUI] Adding video filter: pp

Playing /home/brianp/Videos/cuttlefish/title02.mkv.
Cache fill: 0.00% (0 bytes)
[mkv] Track ID 1: video (V_MS/VFW/FOURCC), -vid 0
[mkv] Track ID 2: audio (A_DTS) "3/2+1", -aid 0, -alang eng
[mkv] Subtitle type 'S_HDMV/PGS' is not supported.
[mkv] Track ID 5: subtitles (S_HDMV/PGS), -sid 0, -slang eng
[mkv] Subtitle type 'S_HDMV/PGS' is not supported.
[mkv] Will play video track 1.
Matroska file format detected.
VIDEO: [WVC1] 1920x1080 24bpp 23.976 fps 0.0 kbps ( 0.0 kbyte/s)
Error opening/initializing the selected video_out (-vo) device.
==========================================================================
Requested audio codec family [dts] (afm=libdca) not available.
Enable it at compilation.
Opening audio decoder: [ffmpeg] FFmpeg/libavcodec audio decoders
AUDIO: 48000 Hz, 2 ch, s16le, 1536.0 kbit/100.00% (ratio: 192000->192000)
Selected audio codec: [ffdca] afm: ffmpeg (FFmpeg DTS)
==========================================================================
AO: [alsa] 48000Hz 2ch floatle (4 bytes per sample)
Video: no video

I installed windoz media player 11 on a windoz machine, but can't find the wvc1dmod.dll codec.

Here's the MediaInfo dump:
Complete name : /vb/brianp/Videos/cuttlefish/title02.mkv
Format : Matroska
File size : 24.8 GiB
Duration : 2h 36mn
Overall bit rate : 22.7 Mbps
Encoded date : UTC 2010-06-13 20:55:43
Writing application : MakeMKV v1.5.6 beta linux(x64-release)
Writing library : libmakemkv v1.5.6 beta (0.7.7/0.8.1) x86_64-linux-gnu

Video
ID : 1
Format : VC-1
Format profile : [email protected]
Codec ID : WVC1
Codec ID/Hint : Microsoft
Duration : 2h 35mn
Bit rate : 19.9 Mbps
Width : 1 920 pixels
Height : 1 080 pixels
Display aspect ratio : 16:9
Frame rate : 23.976 fps
Resolution : 8 bits
Colorimetry : 4:2:0
Scan type : Progressive
Bits/(Pixel*Frame) : 0.400
Stream size : 21.7 GiB (87%

What's the simplest way to view this file?

Thank you,
BrianP