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  1. Hi. Having checked Videolan's webpage it seems VLC should be capable of playing MKV files. Indeed, many people use VLC as it 'can play anything'. Can anyone suggest a reason why I'm only getting audio when playing this file? (It was originally in a different format but the AR was wrong so I used Solveig to convert.)

    Many thanks.

    Format : Matroska
    File size : 184 MiB
    Duration : 5mn 51s
    Overall bit rate : 4 399 Kbps
    Writing application : SolveigMM Matroska Muxer Version 1.0.1012.29
    Writing library : libmatroska 1.1.0

    Video
    ID : 1
    Format : AVC
    Format/Info : Advanced Video Codec
    Format profile : Main@L3.1
    Format settings, CABAC : No
    Format settings, ReFrames : 2 frames
    Format settings, GOP : M=2, N=24
    Codec ID : V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC
    Duration : 5mn 51s
    Width : 1 280 pixels
    Height : 720 pixels
    Display aspect ratio : 4:3
    Original display aspect ratio : 16:9
    Frame rate : 25.000 fps
    Color space : YUV
    Chroma subsampling : 4:2:0
    Bit depth : 8 bits
    Scan type : Progressive
    Language : English
    Color primaries : BT.709-5, BT.1361, IEC 61966-2-4, SMPTE RP177
    Transfer characteristics : BT.709-5, BT.1361
    Matrix coefficients : BT.709-5, BT.1361, IEC 61966-2-4 709, SMPTE RP177

    Audio
    ID : 2
    Format : PCM
    Codec ID : A_PCM/INT/LIT
    Duration : 5mn 51s
    Bit rate mode : Constant
    Channel(s) : 2 channels
    Sampling rate : 48.0 KHz
    Bit depth : 16 bits
    Delay relative to video : 31ms
    Language : English
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    I guess it didn't play before you used solveig to change AR?
    You could also try an older version of VLC, https://www.videohelp.com/tools/VLC_media_player/old-versions#download
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  3. That, I do not know - my previous player was GOM. I've recently re-installed Windows and I'm trying to have as few players/codecs installed as possible. But it looks like I'll need a third to go with WMP and VLC. It'll be either KMP or POT (assuming POT has the ability to act as a 'recorder' in the same way as KMP. Should do, it's the same developer who's behind it.)

    Thanks, Baldrick.
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