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NAS 247

Configuring AiVideos and MX Player Decoder

Play additional audio codecs with AiVideos

2018-01-10

COURSE OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this course you should be able to:
1. Use AiVideos to play additional audio codecs.

PREREQUISITES
Course Prerequisites:
None
Students are expected to have a working knowledge of:
None

OUTLINE
1. Problem: No Sound When Playing Videos
1.1 What you can do
2. Installing the MX Player Custom Codec
2.1 Downloading the custom codec
2.2 Configuring MX Player
3. Notes




1. Problem: No Sound When Playing Videos
1.1 What you can do
When playing videos with AiVideos you may encounter situations where there is no sound while the video is playing or where you see the message shown in the graphic below.

You can install the MX Player custom codec to allow you to play more audio formats.



2. Installing the MX Player Custom Codec

2.1 Downloading the custom codec

Downloading via QR Code


STEP 1
ü Use a QR code scanner to scan the QR code provided below.

Note: If you don’t have a QR code scanner installed, you can go to Google Play and search for “QR code”, then install the appropriate app.




STEP 2
ü Scanning the QR code will give you a link to download the codec. Please download the file.

ü If you can, remember the download path. If possible, please remember the location you download the file to.




2.2 Configuring MX Player


STEP 1

ü If you have already installed MX Player, please proceed to STEP 2.
ü If you have not installed MX Player, please scan the QR code below to install it.

Note: If you don’t have a QR code scanner installed, you can go to Google Play and search for “QR code”, then install the appropriate app.




STEP 2

ü Open MX Player.
ü If the codec file was downloaded to the default android download location, MX Player will be able to detect the file.
ü Once MX Player detects the file, you should be able to see the screen shown in the graphic to the right.

ü Select [OK] to use the file as a custom codec.





STEP 3

ü After selecting [OK], MX Player will restart.




STEP 4
ü After restarting, you will have support for more audio codecs when playing videos with AiVideos.

If MX Player does not automatically detect the downloaded codec file


STEP 1

ü Select [Settings] in MX Player.




STEP 2

ü Select [Decoder].




STEP 3

ü Select [Custom codec].




STEP 4
ü Locate the codec file that you downloaded and then select it to apply it.

ü After applying codec file, MX player will restart.





3. Notes

EZ-Router WAN Connection Ports for LooksGood and AiVideos


Type

Port

Protocol

LooksGood

9900~9908, 80 (Web Server Default)

TCP/UDP

AiVideos

9900

TCP/UDP




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