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Viewing movies in .avi format?


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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?
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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.


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

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

Drop the components into your application support > Quicktime folder.

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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
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VLC player played my .avi files without installing any codecs...
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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
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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?
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http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
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