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  1. #1
    i am nv
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    Smile powerbook video ram
    hey all!

    I just got my 15inch Al Powerbook G4 and finally switched from Wintel.

    It' so schweeeeet!
    does anyone know how to check the video ram's memory? I got
    a configure-to-order of 128MB ATI Radeon 9700 but I'm not sure
    if it's in there.

    Also, could somebody recommend me an AVI player? some things I can't
    let go of.

    -thanks in advance all.

    mmm...Powerbook...<drool>...

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    Cloudane
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    Apple menu -> About This Mac -> More Info button
    Click on PCI/AGP cards

    As for an AVI player, Quicktime is built in and seems to work very well. You can also download Windows Media Player for MacOS, strangely enough.

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    powerbook video ram
    Avalon's Avatar
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    Jun 25, 2004
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    Luxemburg, Europe
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    Specs:
    PowerMac G5 Dual 2GHz (June 2004), 2.5GB, Airport, black 5G iPod 30GB, white MacBook 2.0 2GB
    As for AVI, if you want to play DivX or 3ivX movies (which often are saved as AVI), you need first to download and install the latest codecs. After that, you can watch them with Quicktime.
    I would not suggest you to download Windows Media Player for Mac, because, unlike the Windows version, it doesn't play a lot of different movie types, only Windows types like WMV.

    Get Mplayer for OS X. It plays everything, including WMV. It's free.
    Check www.versiontracker.com

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    powerbook video ram

    Member Since
    Jul 25, 2004
    Location
    Gaithersburg, MD
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    Specs:
    Mac Pro 2.6ghz Quad Xeon, 23" Cinema
    The only reason I downloaded media player was to be able to listen to streaming loveline on www.91x.com .

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    powerbook video ram
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    Feb 18, 2004
    Location
    North Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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    Specs:
    12" 1.33 GHz PowerBook w/SuperDrive, 60GB HDD, 1.25G RAM.
    I use VLC Player , it's played anything i've put through it.

  6. #6
    lar5one
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    hear hear! VLC!

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