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Originally Posted by Pulse-8 View Post
These codecs below are also useful and fill more specific need rather than act as a swiss army knife like Perian.

3ivX codec. A free version of this MPEG4 codec is available for Mac users on their download page.
A52 codec. This codec is very useful for viewing .avi files encoded with A52 audio.
AC3 codec. This codec is very useful for viewing .avi files encoded with AC3 audio.
DivX for Mac codec. A free version is available for watching DivX movies, a commercial solution for encoding movies is available as a free 15 day demo. Free beta versions (including DivX 6 for Intel based macs) are also available from labs.divx.com
Flip4Mac. A free solution, offering playback of AVI, ASF, ASX and non-DRM protected WMA and WMV files.:


Hi pulse! very useful info...

i have a question though

the a52 and ac3 codecs..ive dled it and its just sitting there as a folder on my desktop...it doesnt have any applications for me to click on ,..do i just let it sit there? where do i put them?

im very new to macs so im having trouble organizing my desktop..
QUOTE Thanks