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Re: [opensuse] .wmf and .wmv files
  • From: Scott Jones <scottj.org@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 15:33:38 -0600
  • Message-id: <200701241533.39012.scottj.org@xxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 24 January 2007 15:19, Jan Karjalainen wrote:

> russbucket wrote:
> > On Wednesday January 24 2007 12:20, Doug McGarrett wrote:
> >> I know the "w" in the file means Windows. Is there a plugin that will
> >> let Linuxers display these files? (Kaffeine comes up and says "no
> >> way.") If there is, how do I find it and install it? These are from
> >> friends, so I don't think they are knowingly diseased.
> >
> > Both GIMP and Krita will open them, Then you can edit them and save them
> > as jpeg, png etc. I've used GIMP for several years to do this. Also I
> > think XNVIEW (Free Download) will also do it.
> > Hope this helps
> >
> >> --doug
>
> You do realize that he was talking about video files?

.wmv files are video files. .wmf files, however, are graphics files (Windows
Metafile) and are editable in GIMP/Krita, as Russ said.
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