Thread: Mac Mini Help??
05-20-2008, 01:25 PM #1
Mac Mini Help??
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- May 20, 2008
I bought a mac mini for the sole purpose of connecting to a HDTV and playing promo videos in our store.
I am a developer, (windows guy tho).
I make several videos for the company in After Effects. I then export the videos in a format like .AVI or .MOV.
I want to put these videos on the Mac Mini in some sort of "library" and make several different play-lists of these videos. and make it easy for the associate in the morning before the day begins to get on, pick a video play list and have those videos loop all day.
I got my Mac Mini today, but I have never used a mac before so donmt know where to begin. the sales person at apple.com said a mac mini would fill these needs.
Can anyone please help me set this up?
05-26-2008, 07:00 PM #2
You will need a cable to connect your mini to a tv, not sure what cable though. I hope that helped
05-28-2008, 02:07 PM #3
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- May 28, 2008
I bought the cable at the local apple authorized reseller. I am sure they have them there. (probably where you bought the Mac Mini). If not they are available online.
05-28-2008, 02:20 PM #4
If you need video only, get a DVI to HDMI cable (assuming your TV supports HDMI.)
You could probably use either iTunes or Front Row to make a video playlist. Try iTunes first; it should be the same as the Windows version.
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