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FrontRow and Codecs


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Now since FrontRow will be out next week, the wait for an iMac gets even more unbearable, and, being a windows user, i wanted to know some things about video in QT.

Since FrontRow will use QT, i wondered, can I play all my DivX, Xvid and MPG in QT? How is the codec situation out there? I wonder if I can use Frontrow with another player than QT, thoug improbable.

And I also wonder if I can let FrontRow list my DVD-Rips of The O.C. in TV-Shows rather than Movies, because I fear that only itunes store-bought files will be listed there.

Should this whole video thing eb a peach? Or is viewing diefferent files in QT a pain?
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You can download codecs for DivX, xvid, and most others from MacUpdate and you'll have no problem.

As for your other question, I have no idea how that will work since Front Row is not released yet.

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well now frontrow is released, anyone got a clue?
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Your DVD Rips won't appear in the TV category - only iTunes bought stuff will.
All of my movies have played fine so far...
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