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How can I playback MPEG videos in Delphi 3?
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Question by:Tom Knowlton
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by:BoRiS
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Knowlton

There are various compnents on the net for this, the best ones can be found at

www.torry.ru //multimedia/sounds
www.delphi-exchange.com

If you like you can leave your mail address and I will mail one to you...

Later
BoRiS
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by:Tom Knowlton
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I'm at:

knowltonfamily@yahoo.com

Thanks,

Tom
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by:BoRiS
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knowlton

I have mailed it to you...

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by:Aleq
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NO PROBLEM! Just install free ActiveMovie from M$ and use MediaPlayer component from Delphi
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by:Tom Knowlton
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I've been getting the following errors:

Project Project1.exe raised exception class EMCIDeviceError with message 'MMSYSTEM263 This is not a registered MCI Device.'.  Process stopped.  Use Step or Run to continue.

Exception EMCIDeviceError in module PROJECT1.EXE at 00033EDF.  MMSYSTEM263 This is not a registered MCI Device.

Ready for the strange part?  This same mpeg movie runs perfectly when I double-click on it.

So, I can run MPEG movies in Windows 95...but not when I use the TMediaPlayer in Delphi 3.

This is really frustrating me.

Someone please help.
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by:Aleq
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I used TMediaPlayer and it worked fine. I had installed activemovie.
Maybe, the problem is windows. Reinstall windows, install activemovie, delphi a try again.
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by:Tom Knowlton
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I never was able to get MPEG to work in Delphi 3 on my machine.  I'm giving up for now.

BoRis:  Repost your comment as an answer.  You get the points.

Thanks,

Tom
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knowlton

Here is the answer you required :-)

Thanx

Later
BoRiS
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by:Tom Knowlton
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Thanks, Boris.

We decided to just go with AVI's for now.
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