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MKV Support

by vinit_relan / April 27, 2011 10:01 PM PDT


I am able to play few mkv files but others i am unable to. I dont know if it's the audio codec issue. If it is, then what is the solution?

I have a B7000WRMXL 46 inch LED

Kindly help.

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Clarification Request
You're right.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 28, 2011 1:30 AM PDT
In reply to: MKV Support

It is an audio code (CODEC) issue. Since we can't change the decoding in the TV we have to re-encode content to what works. And here's the hard part. From model to model, said encoding may work on one but not the next. This makes it impossible for anyone to nail down exactly which encoding to use.

Now a little correction is needed. MKV is not a format, it's a container for content. As such MKV is fully supported but what you toss into said container may not be supported.

Sorry if this is confusing but it is at first.

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(NT) so you mean the file that i have will not be played.
by vinit_relan / April 28, 2011 4:10 AM PDT
In reply to: You're right.
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In its current encoding, most likely never.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 28, 2011 4:15 AM PDT

At least on this TV. If you follow the discussions, not once have I seen an update to add more decoding. I've seen some loss of CODEC (decoding) support but encoding and how things work is hard on those that are new to this.

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