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Don't play unplayable WMV files
Authored by: BeezelNut RaRa on Jan 10, '06 02:02:00AM

While Mac OS X has ushered in a new era of hassle-free computing, WMV files remain to remind us of the gains that have been made, and help us fondly recall a bygone era where simply playing a video or audio file required a research and development budget. Much as we all love a bit of nostalgia, it's worth keeping in mind that if a video can't be delivered in an open, industry standard format like Mpeg4, then the content is probably of similarly poor quality.

The quickest path to OS X contentment: don't try to play WMV files. What clip could ever be compelling enough to make it worth while!?! An ant swallowing a water buffalo, perhaps?

Other hard won tips:
1. Do not try ripping a WMV file
2. Do not try outputting to WMV
Some problems are not worth solving - or creating.

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