Trouble playing videos with MS DirectShow LC 8

Klaus major-k klaus at
Wed Mar 8 08:35:49 EST 2017

> Am 08.03.2017 um 14:12 schrieb Tiemo Hollmann TB via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> Kommste vorbei, kriegste 'nen Heiermann

:-D :-D :-D

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-bounces at] Im Auftrag von Klaus major-k via use-livecode
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 8. März 2017 11:55
> An: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at>
> Cc: Klaus major-k <klaus at>
> Betreff: Re: Trouble playing videos with MS DirectShow LC 8
> Hi Tiemo,
>> Am 08.03.2017 um 09:07 schrieb Tiemo Hollmann TB via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
>> Hey Klaus,
>> you saved my YEAR!
> OK, das macht dann fünf Mark! :-D
>> As you mentioned "LAVFilters", I remembered that I also had installed 
>> the LAV Filters on my development machine long time ago (my brain gets 
>> old), et voila, that’s the difference between my machine and the others.
>> Installing the LAV Filters (just with the mp4 option) on the other 
>> machines now the mp4 videos also run within LiveCode. I think that’s 
>> too deep under the hood that I can understand it, but I have a solution for my customers.
>> I'll file it anyhow at the QC because it still keeps strange, why mp4 
>> videos can be played outside of LC, but not with LC.
> You only need to report not fully understand it! ;-)
>> Thanks a lot for fiddling around!
>> Tiemo
>> ...
>> WindowsMediaPlayer plays any MP4 fine, but nothing appears in the 
>> player of Livecode!?
>> So this is definitively a LC issue!
>> Then I downloaded and installed the latest LAVFilter codec package:
>> <>
>> Et voila, I can play these MP4, which did not play before, in LC!? 
>> ...

Best aus Osnabrück


Klaus Major
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