Why can't I play this MP3 file?
Hi!I have downloaded Winamp 5 from the official Winamp site, but when I try to play a file (VOC001) which was recorded with my MP3Player with incorporated microphone (Creative MuVo N200), there is a small window opening and saying "can not play the file, codec missing.Nullsoft waveform decoder v2.06 ". I have tried the sollution with transforming the bit rate from optinons/preferences/plug-ins/configure but it is not working. What should I do? Please, help me! Many thanks in advance! :)
This question was answered on September 27, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.It's like your computer says 'you need the right codec' What is a codec you ask? A codec is a software divice that converts analog signals (like music and video) into digital signals (1s and 0s) and vice versa To view what codecs you have go to Control Panel/Sound and Audio Divices/Hardware/and select Audio Codecs then Properties If you don't have Nullsoft's waveform decoder, you should be able to get it the latest verson (2.07) from the Net no problem.
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Posted by Nathan of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on September 27, 2005