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When I now click on some news sites, they request a player but when I downloaded one, it was for (Eeewww!) Windows! What do you gentlemen suggest I add to my Mac?

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Hi the bear track

Have a look at this programs page. Many people here reccommend Flip4Mac and VLC. Both are listed on this site free and downloadable.

http://www.macupdate.com/search.php?...ideo&os=macosx

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Flip4Mac lets you watch WMV videos using Quicktime and VLC plays a lot of formats; there's also Chroma, DivX Player and Cellulo.

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Perian is an excellent plug in for QT that lets you play virtually any format in QT.
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perian is good, but their are some things that will not play in quicktime, so the best all around video player i have seen, which is better in my opinion than quicktime is VLC. With that you will probably never have a problem, VLC plays literally anythin...
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Many thanks, gentlemen!

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