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    Question Wont play movie (quicktime)
    Just got a used Imac G5 1.9 and i tried to play an avi movie and it wont play. now i've downloaded quicktime from my other computer that works and still doesn't work, sounds like maybe some codec thing, maybe i'm forgetting to do something, any input would help, thx

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    Try downloading perian, it extends Quicktime's codec support

    Perian - The swiss-army knife of QuickTime® components
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    +1 For Perian but since they've stopped development I prefer VLC now. But perian still holds its crown

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    thx, works like a charm

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