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quicktime playing avi files?

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hey all, when i download an avi file the quicktime icon appears so i assumed it could play this file type, but when i try to play them it says i need a plugin or something, but it doesn't seem to have it on the qt website. is there something i'm missing? how do you play avi files with quicktime? thanks!
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Download divx which should install the codecs you need. If not then use VLC Player

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you might also try, click download, or just read the info. I recommend mplayer if you can't get it to work correctly in quicktime.
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