[vorbis] OT: WinNT(2000) player to open files with unicode names?
peterpw666 at hotmail.com
Sun Oct 14 09:00:08 PDT 2001
This is a well-known limitation of Winamp and will be hopefully fixed in
final Winamp3. It might help to change some Win2k international settings
(but I've never tried that). See Winamp bug reports forum for more info -
----- Original Message -----
From: "Beni Cherniavksy" <cben at techunix.technion.ac.il>
To: <vorbis at xiph.org>
Sent: Sunday, October 14, 2001 14:52
Subject: [vorbis] OT: WinNT(2000) player to open files with unicode names?
> Sorry for posting somewhat off-topic...
> Most my music files have names in hebrew (FAT32 partition). I dual-boot
> between a hebrew win98 (where these files are opened nicely by winamp,
> freeamp and any other program) and a hebrew win2000, where windows media
> player is the only program I've seen so far to open them. All others say
> "can't open file ???? ?? ???.ogg" (or .mp3) - both when given the file
> name on a command line or and when selected from the player's open dialog.
> I also wasn't able to create a playlist externally and have WMP play it
> (what encoding does it expect the file names to be?). WMP has no playlist
> editor - says it all ;). Does anybody know of a normal player that can
> open files with non-standard names? Or other workarounds?
> Beni Cherniavsky <cben at tx.technion.ac.il>
> (also scben at t2 in Technion)
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