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vlc and smplayer wont play mkv video track - blackcoffee - 17th March 2016

is anyone else having an issue with mkvs not playing right, both vlc and smplayer are playing the audio tracks fine but wont display video, vlc says "no suitable decoder module:" but smplayer doesn't seem to display an error about it


RE: vlc and smplayer wont play mkv video track - blackcoffee - 17th March 2016

(17th March 2016, 15:52)blackcoffee Wrote: is anyone else having an issue with mkvs not playing right, both vlc and smplayer are playing the audio tracks fine but wont display video, vlc says "no suitable decoder module:" but smplayer doesn't seem to display an error about it

after a bit more stuffing around it seems it only effects certan groups of files


RE: vlc and smplayer wont play mkv video track - leszek - 19th March 2016

Can you also check what video codec this is that causes the problem ?
MKV is only a container which can use numerous of audio & video codecs.


RE: vlc and smplayer wont play mkv video track - alekkova - 1st September 2017

uncheck /Smplayer/Options/Preferences/Interface/Hide video window when playing audio files