How do I play a .ogv file

By colingbradley ·
I have downloaded a couple of files with the extension .ogv

I am at a loss to know what to do with them, none of my players know what they are.

The files are movies, I have trawled the 'net but only found a reference to .ogg files.

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This is what you need.

by OldER Mycroft In reply to How do I play a .ogv file

This explains what you need:

Changes from DJBCP Codec Pack to DJBCP Codec Pack :

- all codecs are compatible with Windows Media Player
- updated DivX 6.03 Pro to version DivX 6.1 Pro
- updated lame3.97a9 to version LAME 3.98 alpha 2
- updated OggDrop 1.6.11e to version oggdropXPdV1.8.6
- updated WinVorbis 1.54 to version WinVorbis 1.57
- updated BeSweetv1.5b27 to version BeSweet 1.5b31
- updated VirtualDub to version VirtualDub 1.6.11
- updated VirtualDub Mod to version VirtualDubMod
- updated DVD Decoder Package
- updated vp6 vfw Codec to version vp7 VFW Codec Version
- added flac 1.12 (AAC Encoder)
- Added following extensions to Windows Media Player when ogg codecs are installed: .ANX, .flac, .OGA, .ogg, .OGV, .SPX
- removed all ogg codecs and replace it with a filterpackage oggcodecs 0.69.8924. (Is able to play Ogg Vorbis, Speex, Theora and FLAC files in Windows Media Player, BS Player and many more!)
- removed vlc (VideoLan) cause of having many problems with dts sound

You can download the Codec pack from here:


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theres a great video player that will play it

by connell.roy In reply to How do I play a .ogv file

Miro is an excellent video player

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