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I am on a Intel iMac and I was wondering if there was a program out there that lets you play like video files encoded in .wmv? I don't think there is one out there but maybe I am wrong.
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try VLC player... hang on i'll pull up the link

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

it's awesome and will play next to any file...

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You could also try Flip4Mac WMV, which lets you run almost, if not all the files Windows Media Player can run (including streamed files on the 'net) on Quicktime.

http://www.flip4mac.com/

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there is a free download of MS WMP for mac
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Thanks for your guy's help!

I didn't think that stuff existed.
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Does VLC play Xvid also? or do you need a codec first?
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Does VLC play Xvid also? or do you need a codec first?
i believe it does....i havent found a file that vlc cant play
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yeah basically if it's a video file vlc will play it.

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yeah, VLC is an amazing bit of software.

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VLC doesn't play most wmv files... at least the current nightly build for intel doesn't.
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then flip4mac is good

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flip4mac doesn't have an intel release yet either...
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