How to find out the type of file.......

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by wufong, May 19, 2003.

  1. wufong

    wufong Guest

    I have an AVI file but I cannot open it with Media Player or DivX player. Both of these players tell me that this is not a real AVI file. My question is- Is there a way I can find out exactly what the file really is?( Properties on the right click menu tells me nothing)........:confused: :confused: :confused:
  2. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

    Midlands, England
    Are you looking under the advanced screen on the summary tab..
    Just looked here and it tells me the codec. (see attachment)
  3. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

    United Kingdom
    download gspot, that should tell you the codec information of the file
  4. wufong

    wufong Guest

    Speedy, it tells me that there is information available ( the tab screen is just grey with no info at all....):confused:
  5. wufong

    wufong Guest

    Geffy, Gspot tells me that it is not an AVI file and ....... that's all!! haha! Kinda doesn't help much ( this was the first thing I checked it with....)Thanks for the tip tho' bud;)