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This article describes how to play .rmvb video files.
 
 
 
==Installation==
 
The most simple way is to install [[VLC]], which plays .rmvb now, as well as many other video format.
 
# pacman -S vlc
 
 
 
Or you can install [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=1590 realplayer] from the [[AUR]].
 
 
 
Next, start it with:
 
$ realplay &
 
 
 
On the first run, a configuration wizard will set up the necessary options.
 
 
 
 
 
== .ram files ==
 
To play .ram files, this script is intended to replace the use of realplayer by using vlc instead : http://www.sputnick-area.net/scripts/realplay.bash
 
 
 
See comments inside.
 
 
 
==Conversion of RealMedia Files==
 
As RealMedia files are not widely (nor well) supported, it may be useful to convert them to another format. [http://ffmpeg.org/ FFmpeg] can be used for this.
 
# pacman -S ffmpeg
 
 
 
For example, to convert the video '''foo.rm''' to an mp4 file:
 
ffmpeg -i foo.rm -vcodec mpeg4 -sameq -acodec libfaac -ab 94208 foo.mp4
 

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