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Subject: Re: rockbox 3.5, sandisk e280 and .wmv files

Re: rockbox 3.5, sandisk e280 and .wmv files

From: David Mehler <>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 03:10:26 -0500

Thanks. This seems like what i'm looking for.

On 2/9/10, Christopher Chaltain <> wrote:
> On 2/9/2010 11:23 AM, Charles McEvoy wrote:
>> On Tuesday 09 Feb 2010 16:35:50 David Mehler wrote:
>>> I'm running rockbox 3.5 on a sandisk sansa e280 player. I've got some
>>> .wmv (Windows media video) files that i'd like to play, was wondering
>>> if this was doable? If not, any one know how to extract out the audio
>>> component of these files and save as either .ogg or .mp3?
>> Reading these files relies on copyright codecs from Microsoft : most
>> desktop
>> distros have a way to obtain these simply and you can then use mplayer or
>> VLC
>> to extract the audio or video in the format you want.
>> I don't know if there is a way of installing the codecs to rockbox - I
>> don't
>> believe I've heard of it being done.
> Another utility you can use on your PC to strip the audio from a WMV
> file is Switch from The free
> version will strip audio from a WMV file and give you MP3 or other formats.
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