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40d8000 stops playing movie from external disk

by mdoguer / April 18, 2012 6:12 AM PDT

Newly installed 40D8000 stops playing video after 5 second from external hdd.
video format is mkv
file size is about 10Gig
Do I need to make a setting or this is a problem.

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Video format? Try "container."
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 18, 2012 7:17 AM PDT

MKV is a container so the video format (encoding) is inside this container. While MKV is supported, what is inside sounds like it is not.

There are long discussions about video encoding and how folk take a file that plays on a PC and then this happens.

It's not a setting, it's the encoding is not supported.

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PS. Even the web site calls it a container.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 18, 2012 7:26 AM PDT
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