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I was Playing a video in VLC but it displayed the error message

VLC does not support the audio or video format "MSS2"

How to solve this error

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Duplicate of askubuntu.com/questions/176900/cant-open-wmv-video-files which has an accepted answer. –  Marius Gedminas Nov 29 '12 at 14:26
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VLC does not support MSS2 codec for now. It should be supported in release 2.1 as can be seen from the comments here https://trac.videolan.org/vlc/ticket/750. The latest version available for download for now is 2.0.4. So wait for version 2.1 or try some other player for example MPlayer which supports MSS2 codec.

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Can u recommend any because the default ones dont work either –  OmiPenguin Nov 14 '12 at 8:06
    
You can try mplayer. it supports MSS2 codec. –  binW Nov 14 '12 at 11:41
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