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How to fix: No suitable decoder module: VLC does not support the audio or video format “samr”.

“SAMR is decodable by VLC. It is just NOT shipped because of legal issues.”
– j-b

Well, I encountered this error when tried to play .3gp files with vlc player. And the easy way lies in the error message

Unfortunately there is no way for you to fix this.

BUT there is always a hard way if you’d like to walk. You’re going to have to compile your own copy of VNC. Which isn’t fun at all.

http://www.videolan.org/doc/vlc-user-guide/en/ch03.html#id299305

you’d have to use Cygwin.

Sources:

http://forum.videolan.org/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=22318

http://www.penguin.cz/~utx/amr


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2 Responses

  1. Kripx says:

    Play with QuickTime. The sound works. Hope it helps :)

  2. in my desk top normally all movie cds and dvds play and watch movies but unfortunately one of the best movie cd did not play vlc donot support dat file etc error message

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