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    Unable to play .mp4 files on media player
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    • 13th Apr 12, 3:36 PM
    Unable to play .mp4 files on media player 13th Apr 12 at 3:36 PM
    My daily commute to work is usually around 3 hours a day in total. To kill time and to stop myself going mad, a couple of years ago I bought an Archos 704 media player.

    I've been watching US tv shows downloaded from the net which I've been getting in .avi format. These have always played without a problem. I'm now finding that more and more of the files I download are now in a .mp4 format. The filesize is reduced so they take less time to download and take up less room on the pc / media player so I can understand the attraction. My problem is, my media player won't play them !

    I know I can convert the files from one format to another but as far as I'm aware, that can only be done one file at a time and so can be a lengthy process.

    I've tried Googling for Archos .mp4 codec/plugin but just get loads of pages showing me where I can buy a new player itself. Any suggestions ?
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