Oddness, all video/audio codes and containers are supported


#1

Any guidance on why this file won’t play (WD returns - unsupported file type)

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Format                           : Matroska
File size                        : 10.9 GiB
Duration                         : 2h 28mn
Overall bit rate                 : 10.6 Mbps
Encoded date                     : UTC 2011-01-10 03:14:52
Writing application              : mkvmerge v4.0.0 (‘The Stars were mine’) built on Jun  6 2010 16:18:42
Writing library                  : libebml v1.0.0 + libmatroska v1.0.0

Video
ID                               : 1
Format                           : AVC
Format/Info                      : Advanced Video Codec
Format profile                   : High@L4.1
Format settings, CABAC           : Yes
Format settings, ReFrames        : 5 frames
Codec ID                         : V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC
Duration                         : 2h 28mn
Bit rate                         : 9 048 Kbps
Width                            : 1 920 pixels
Height                           : 800 pixels
Display aspect ratio             : 2.40:1
Frame rate                       : 23.976 fps
Color space                      : YUV
Chroma subsampling               : 4:2:0
Bit depth                        : 8 bits
Scan type                        : Progressive
Bits/(Pixel*Frame)               : 0.246
Stream size                      : 9.15 GiB (84%)
Writing library                  : x264 core 107 r1766 f9f0035
Encoding settings                : cabac=1 / ref=5 / deblock=1:0:0 / analyse=0x3:0x113 / me=umh / subme=7 / psy=1 / psy_rd=1.00:0.15 / mixed_ref=1 / me_range=16 / chroma_me=1 / trellis=1 / 8x8dct=1 / cqm=0 / deadzone=21,11 / fast_pskip=0 / chroma_qp_offset=-3 / threads=6 / sliced_threads=0 / nr=0 / decimate=1 / interlaced=0 / constrained_intra=0 / bframes=3 / b_pyramid=2 / b_adapt=1 / b_bias=0 / direct=1 / weightb=1 / open_gop=0 / weightp=2 / keyint=250 / keyint_min=23 / scenecut=40 / intra_refresh=0 / rc_lookahead=40 / rc=2pass / mbtree=1 / bitrate=9048 / ratetol=1.0 / qcomp=0.60 / qpmin=10 / qpmax=51 / qpstep=4 / cplxblur=20.0 / qblur=0.5 / ip_ratio=1.40 / aq=1:1.00
Language                         : English

Audio
ID                               : 2
Format                           : DTS
Format/Info                      : Digital Theater Systems
Codec ID                         : A_DTS
Duration                         : 2h 28mn
Bit rate mode                    : Constant
Bit rate                         : 1 510 Kbps
Channel(s)                       : 6 channels
Channel positions                : Front: L C R, Side: L R, LFE
Sampling rate                    : 48.0 KHz
Bit depth                        : 24 bits
Compression mode                 : Lossy
Delay relative to video          : 11ms
Stream size                      : 1.56 GiB (14%)
Language                         : English

Text
ID                               : 3
Format                           : UTF-8
Codec ID                         : S_TEXT/UTF8
Codec ID/Info                    : UTF-8 Plain Text
Language                         : English

Menu
00:00:00.000                     : en:00:00:00.000
00:11:41.743                     : en:00:11:41.743
00:21:37.338                     : en:00:21:37.338
00:31:20.337                     : en:00:31:20.337
00:41:22.230                     : en:00:41:22.230
00:51:13.737                     : en:00:51:13.737
01:01:21.553                     : en:01:01:21.553
01:10:29.684                     : en:01:10:29.684
01:22:15.597                     : en:01:22:15.597
01:31:52.590                     : en:01:31:52.590
01:40:38.532                     : en:01:40:38.532
01:51:22.175                     : en:01:51:22.175
02:00:54.414                     : en:02:00:54.414
02:10:09.051                     : en:02:10:09.051
02:20:55.447                     : en:02:20:55.447

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#2

Please ignore.

This file plays perfect - just not when attached through Windows Media Center.

A network share connection loads and plays the file just fine.

Thanks forums, yet again for solving my problem.

Next time I’ll read a little longer before posting :slight_smile: