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read and play AVI

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pink on 19 Jun 2011
I have a problem when playing videos (AVI) on GUI
function aviaxes_OpeningFcn(hObject, eventdata, handles, varargin)
mov = aviread('Shania.avi')
movie(handles.axes1, mov);
??? Error using ==> aviread at 76 Unable to locate decompressor to decompress video stream
Error in ==> aviaxes>aviaxes_OpeningFcn at 54 mov = aviread('Shania.avi')
pink on 19 Jun 2011
hi walter
I'm running windows XP2 32 bit

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 19 Jun 2011
(Note to Windows 64 bit users: most codecs are not available in 64 bit versions, and some common codecs like Indeo5 are not available for Windows 7 at all; however it is reported that R2011b will have a new class that will relieve some of the codec issues.)
pink on 21 Jun 2011
thanks walter

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