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tk26 04-01-2006 11:13 AM

Viewing movies in .avi format?
 
I am trying to view a .avi movie and it says that I need to download some 3rd party quicktime components which components do i need exactly? Also if i were to use Flip4Mac to view it would I be able to?

BigBear 04-01-2006 11:34 AM

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Originally Posted by tk26
I am trying to view a .avi movie and it says that I need to download some 3rd party quicktime components which components do i need exactly? Also if i were to use Flip4Mac to view it would I be able to?


not sure about flip4mac; i downloaded vlc video player off of versiontracker last night to view an .avi file. it worked perfectly.

BlindingLights 04-01-2006 12:33 PM

use VLC, it will play ANYTHING, even .VOB files.

yogi 04-01-2006 02:55 PM

You'll need some codecs. Try 3ivx and Xvid.

Drop the components into your application support > Quicktime folder.

tk26 04-01-2006 04:01 PM

ok thx well i will try VLC video player. Another question my mac 30-day trial of Office 2004 just expired and I was wondering if there was a program like excel that comes with the mac. Thx

Beemer 04-01-2006 04:18 PM

VLC player played my .avi files without installing any codecs...

tk26 04-02-2006 12:33 AM

ya same VLC played my .avi movie but I think yogi was saying that I would need to install the codes if i want to play .avi in quicktime

forex@mac.com 04-02-2006 05:36 AM

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Originally Posted by tk26
ya same VLC played my .avi movie but I think yogi was saying that I would need to install the codes if i want to play .avi in quicktime


what's the best place to download VLC player?Can you give me a link?

dtravis7 04-02-2006 06:02 AM

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

WizzKid 04-02-2006 06:22 AM

Hey u wanted to know a excel thing for the mac > openoffice < it has....word.....excel[spreadsheet].....powerpoint and its free!!!!


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