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But all my w4a files show up in "Other Media" in WMP.... Here's how to do it. No, create an account now. It might still be of use. his comment is here

A sample Apple lossless file is available herehttp://samples.mplayerhq.hu/A-codecs/lossless/ALAC/snoop_try.m4a Note: The above is an Apple Lossless file but the website seems to incorrectly add a .mp3 file extension, just rename it, if Forum Video Video Streaming Roku 4 Media Player - Dolby Digital woes + Reply to Thread Results 1 to 7 of 7 Roku 4 Media Player - Dolby Digital woes Thread This as attested to here by others, does work for playing Apple Lossless files. On Roku set-top-boxes, Dolby Digital audio (AC3, EAC3) is supported via pass-through only. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/366387/playitall-media-player-woes/

so tell me how is it the mp3s are causing the problem?Click to expand... I only purchased this unit for the Media Player capabilities as many said this was the best that people use for playing back their large stored collections of video content. and while I am sure I could fine some program to automatically switch the extension, it will mess massively with my playlists and all in iTunes. Select these files in the library, right-click, choose Delete, Delete from library only, and click OK.

  1. and I want to add D to that list.
  2. Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4a] "PerceivedType"="audio" [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Multimedia\WMPlayer\Extensions\.m4a] "Runtime"=dword:00000006 "Permissions"=dword:0000000f "PerceivedType"="audio" [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\MLS\Extensions] "m4a"="audio" [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Multimedia\WMPlayer\Extensions\.m4a] "PerceivedType"="audio" "Permissions"=dword:0000000f "Runtime"=dword:00000006 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\MLS\Extensions] "m4a"="audio"Tim De Baets http://www.bm-productions.tk Tuesday, January 12, 2010 5:10 PM Reply | Quote
  3. She could listen to music on the Web.

Hiding the menu bar is akin to a married man taking off his wedding ring while on a business trip, in the hope that it will increase his chances of scoring. However, if you find that you can no longer extract the audio from your discs and see error code C00D10D2, then follow this tutorial to get back up and ripping in Quote 18th Nov 201612:46 #6 usually_quiet View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join DateAug 2006 LocationUnited States Originally Posted by Mark97213 Thanks for the reply. If this is correct, then this is unnecessary discrimination (against DirectShow filters) and in my opinion counts as a bug.

When I go play a video file the media player will open and try to play the video file then my whole system slows down to a snails pace. If they don't show up within the identified view and instead show up in Other, then that indicates (as I mentioned above) that the player believes there's some unsupported data within Since I have been forced to use 4 proof-readers (given my middle name is ‘typo') I have to keep track of how many of these have edited a given file. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-media-player-woes.573231/ but they are copyrighted music commercially bought.

Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. It is downmixed into stereo for headphone, internal speaker playback, and hdmi/optical output. The Roku 4 plays Dolby Digital movies from the apps just fine but playing Dolby Digital Movies from the Ethernet route seems to be running into a wall for me. I would like to make the m4as appear in the music area instead, with music formatting.

Gee thanks MSFT. find more But that is a bloody pain. Especially since old Blu-ray players with a network connection or a PS3 Console can do so just fine. So he is not exactly new to this.

I now have a brand new fresh install of Windows XP pro, I then loaded the lastest drivers from Nvidia and hay presto I was having the same problems. this content All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Forum Forum Index Today's Posts New Posts Software All software Popular tools Portable tools DVD Hacks DVD Players DVD Media Guides All The whole system will start stalling. Click here to Register a free account now!

All rights reserved. This can range from a minor problem like missing album art to a more serious issue such as a corrupt media library or the program failing to run at all.To help The Player might not support the file type or might not support the codec that was used to compress the file. weblink The Media player within the Roku isn't really an "app" like Amazon, Sling or as a plethora of other channels are.

Wireless would be ok but there are limits with buffering. Had never heard of ‘cut-and-paste.' She loved ‘cut-and-paste.' So, I appreciate that my gripes about the Windows 7 GUI is immaterial to most. Wednesday, January 13, 2010 9:41 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote If a M4A isn't showing up in Music, that seems to imply that it contains data that

it is against TSG rules ..

That is what they are primarily designed for. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Or do you think that it is worth it to just accept this as the fix, change the extension on 1000s of files, rebuild my iTunes and WMP librarys and playlists If you use the Player in a work environment that is managed by a network administrator, you might be restricted from downloading and installing software from the Web.

After I am done with this book … IF EVER … I am NOW seriously thinking … maybe back to a Mac. I do own Apple. Any solution now that m4a (ALAC) are shown as music in WMP 12? check over here Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

Here is a funny part, just to prove that I do have a sense of humor. Thank you for trying.... Because of this, I guess that the built-in Media Foundation MPEG-4 tag support doesn't recognize the lossless audio stream, and WMP classifies the file as Other Media.Tim De Baets http://www.bm-productions.tk Tuesday, However, the lack of Apple Lossless support in the Media Foundation codec seems to confirm that Microsoft simply didn't take this standard into account (as it's a proprietary standard, you can't

Sorry Tim! m4a with AAC works well. DRM (FairPlay) Protected AAC tracks use the file extension .m4p AAC and Apple Lossless both use the same MPEG4 file format (not the same codec). These are included in various codec packs and as far as I can tell, they are all using the same DirectShow filter I and Milenko created.

Monday, January 11, 2010 5:11 AM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign in to vote If you add a 'normal', lossy M4A file to your Music folder, does that get If it's showing up in Other: that content is most likelyfailing the 'do we support all these streams' test within the player. but I don't think that'd fix it eiter.That's an add one.. One more thing to go wrong.] But as I was burning the folders I wanted a graphical ‘map' on paper, so I could make some annotations.

In theory, it sounds good.