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[Q] MX Video Player Codec for M2

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By evilmtv, Senior Member on 22nd May 2012, 03:55 PM
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Hi guys,

Want to know if our Milestone 2 requires any codec for MX Video Player (which codec type?)
Is it the ARMv7?
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22nd May 2012, 08:54 PM |#2  
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Yes CPU is ARMv7. It can see in GScript Lite>CPU information or type in same terminal app "cat /proc/cpuinfo"
23rd May 2012, 08:25 AM |#3  
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Yes CPU is ARMv7. It can see in GScript Lite>CPU information or type in same terminal app "cat /proc/cpuinfo"

Thanks! But is it the ARMv7 NEON or ARMv7?
It prompted me to install the ARMv7 NEON codec
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Hi guys,

Want to know if our Milestone 2 requires any codec for MX Video Player (which codec type?)
Is it the ARMv7?

I don't use any codec in my MS2. All videos can be played perfectly without any external MX Player codec.
24th May 2012, 07:14 AM |#5  
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I don't use any codec in my MS2. All videos can be played perfectly without any external MX Player codec.

I don't use any codec, either.
The videos currently I have can play well.

I'm using tezet's CM7 on my ms2.
24th May 2012, 12:05 PM |#6  
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I don't use any codec in my MS2. All videos can be played perfectly without any external MX Player codec.

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I don't use any codec, either.
The videos currently I have can play well.

I'm using tezet's CM7 on my ms2.

Previously I didn't have to install any codec either.
However hardware decoding had problems with lots of the videos i download and had to use software decoding, which also had problems at times.
Anyway, on the 2nd latest update 1.6e it prompted me to install ARMv7 NEON codec before I could use it.
Today it was updated to 1.6f, shall try to fresh install it again and then see if it prompts me for the codec again.

Could it be a problem with the ROM I'm using?
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NEON is a instruction set that CAN be present on ARM v7 but i don't know if MS2 processor supports... Have you tried to install both and see which one works better?
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NEON is a instruction set that CAN be present on ARM v7 but i don't know if MS2 processor supports... Have you tried to install both and see which one works better?

Oh I see, thanks for that info.
Um currently I've the codec pack for ARMv7 NEON installed but so far I've only viewed low-res videos and .mp4 formats only which probably wouldn't have a difference at all even without the codec packs.
I could test but any suggestions which format and res should I test with to see any difference (if any)?
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When you open MX player, if the codecs are missing, it'll offer to download them, and will point to the right one.
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